How to use Mottled in a sentence

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  • Dustin's face was a mottled mess of emotions.

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  • The wild stock is of an olive-green, mottled with dark brown above, and greenish-yellow beneath.

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  • A mixed forest of deciduous and conifer trees formed a dense covering of mottled greens.

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  • The wing-quills are brownish black, banded with mottled white, and those of the tail, except the middle pair, which are wholly greyish brown, are banded with mottled white at the base and the tip, but dark brown for the rest of their length.

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  • Ragging is much more versatile than sponging, as you don't get the mottled effect of the sponge.

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  • There are, of course, many other varieties in which one gets flowers splashed and mottled with various colors.

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  • The downy stems reach a height of 2 to 4 feet, and are mottled with purple.

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  • If you like, you can add other colors to give it a mottled effect.

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  • The enormous mottled maroon pterodactyl sadly turned its nose up at the rotting cherry gateau.

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  • The only other moths recorded this month were Winter Moths and a single Mottled umber at illuminated windows or security lights.

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  • The underside of the hind wings is generally mottled green tho somewhat yellowish on the female.

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  • Most blue whales are blue-grey and mottled with lighter spots but some appear yellowish underneath due to algae growing on them.

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  • The young, as in all Limicolae, are at first clothed in down, so mottled in colour as closely to resemble the shingle to which, if they be not hatched upon it, they are almost immediately taken by their parents, and there, on the slightest alarm, they, squat close to elude observation.

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  • Using a coarse sandpaper, lightly remove some of the paper, leaving a mottled wash with highlights.

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  • The only other moths recorded this month were Winter Moths and a single Mottled Umber at illuminated windows or security lights.

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  • The colors are mottled and run together.

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  • A. virginicum is the Heart Snakeroot, its leaves thick and leathery, with the upper surface mottled with white.

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  • Brachyglottis Repanda - A New Zealand shrub, with fine foliage, deeply toothed; of a deep green, mottled with dark purple on the upper side and silvery-white beneath.

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  • Europe, attains a height of 2 to 3 feet; the leaves large; the stalks and stem of a fleshy color, deeply mottled with black.

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  • It has mottled downy foliage, and small purplish flowers, in heads like the Hop, hence the name Hop-plant.

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  • America. Its pale green leaves are mottled, and commonly dotted with purple and white.

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  • The flowers are larger than those of any of the group, the falls mottled with white and rich lilac both on the claw and on the broad rounded blade.

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  • Jalapa, a dense, round bush covered with flowers, nearly 3 feet high, the flowers about 1 inch across, white, rose, lilac, yellow, crimson and purple-striped, mottled, and selfs.

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  • A variegated form is pretty, the foliage being mottled with white or faint pink.

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  • It is free in flower when well established, and makes many crowns, with bold foliage of paler green, less mottled above, but covered beneath with reddish blotches.

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  • Tetracyclines should normally not be used in children under the age of eight because some tetracyclines can be absorbed into the bones and teeth and give the teeth a mottled appearance.

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  • The signs of sepsis may include fever, fussiness, feeding problems, breathing difficulties, pale or mottled skin, or drowsiness.

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  • Another really fun additive is parol oil, which is used to give the surface of your candle a mottled appearance, like snowflakes or starbursts.

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  • Pouring the wax when it's too cool will give your finished candle a mottled, frosty appearance, which is kind of nice if you do it on purpose.

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  • Brown and gold candles are also lovely options, as are candles in mottled fall shades or autumn gradients.

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  • The retro feel of this Retro Scribble wallet is due in large part to the slightly mottled white and brown coloring of the look.

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  • Younger eagles have brown beaks and brown or mottled brown and white feathers on head and tail.

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  • The wood is soft, white when first cut and turning to pale red; the knots are beautifully mottled.

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  • Sasha.s face was a mottled mess that made him resemble Frankenstein.s monster, with newly sewn stitches holding together the edges of swollen red gashes.

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  • He spun round with a scream and fell upon his back, his hideous red face turning suddenly to a dreadful mottled pallor.

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  • The female, juvenile and male in eclipse plumage are very similar with their mottled browns and paler belly.

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  • Another characteristic is that the leaf and flower-stems are beautifully mottled with purple and green, while in H. niger they are of a pale green.

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  • At least 45 percent of subjects had improvements in mottled pigmentation.

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  • Of the vegetable oils, in addition to cotton-seed and coco-nut, olive oil is the basis of soaps for calico printers and silk dyers; castor oil yields transparent soaps (under suitable treatment), whilst crude palm oil, with bone fat, is employed for making brown soap, and after bleaching it yields ordinary pale or mottled.

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  • The frames into which hard soaps are ladled for cooling and solidification consist of rectangular boxes made of iron plates and bound and clamped together in a way that allows the sides to be removed when required; wooden frames are used in the case of mottled soaps.

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  • This property is usually obtained by mixing soft and hard soaps, or, more rarely, by adding gum tragacanth to a hard soap. In the textile trades the wool scourer employs a neutral olive-oil soap, or, on account of its cheapness, a neutral curd or curd mottled brand; the cotton cleanser, on the other hand, uses an alkaline soap, but for cleaning printed cottons a neutral olive-oil curd soap is used, for, in this case, free alkali and resin are objectionable; olive-oil soap, free from caustic alkali, but often with sodium carbonate, is also used in cleansing silk fibres, although hard soaps free from resin are frequently employed for their cheapness.

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  • The leaves are generally lance-shaped with a sharp apex and a spiny margin; but vary in colour from grey to bright green, and are sometimes striped or mottled.

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  • Limestones and dolomites suitable for building purposes are obtained chiefly in Montgomery, Chester and Lancaster counties, and even these are generally rejected for ornamental work on account of their colour, which is usually bluish, grey or mottled.

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  • The other breed, called the Cambridge, is much more variegated in colour, and some parts of the plumage have a bright metallic gloss, while the chicks are generally mottled with brownish grey.

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  • P. officinalis, i ft., has prettily mottled leaves and blue flowers; P. sibirica is similar in character, but has broader leaves more distinctly mottled with white.

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  • The colour of the grain varies greatly, being generally white, yellow, mottled red, or less commonly red.

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  • The bark of the older stems is of a bright brown, mottled with grey, that of the young twigs is ash-coloured, and glandular and hairy.

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  • The Triassic rocks are arranged in two groups, a lower, composed of conglomerates and sandstones, and an upper one consisting of red and mottled shales and marls with thin sandstones and nodular limestones.

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  • While the female presents the usual inconspicuous mottled plumage of the same sex in most species of Anatinae, the male is one of the handsomest of his kind.

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  • Its face and legs are mottled black and white, and its horns are strong.

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  • The Dartmoor, a hardy local Devonshire breed, is a large hornless, longwool, white-fleeced sheep, with a long mottled face.

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  • The sixth grade, for civilians an egret, for the military a tiger-cat with a mother-of-pearl clasp. The seventh grade, for civilians a mandarin duck, for the military a mottled bear with a silver clasp. The eighth grade, for civilians a quail, for the military a seal with a clear horn clasp. The ninth grade, for civilians a long-tailed jay, for the military a rhinoceros with a buffalo-horn clasp.

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  • These marbles are of a distinctive character, being usually mottled in bright shades of red, pink, chocolate and grey.

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  • Susan used an engraving from an 18th Century geological book, showing different varieties of moss agate, against a mottled background.

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  • A fantastic vintage English bangle style bracelet in solid mottled orange Lucite plastic, dating to circa 1953.

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  • Typically, the tiled fireplaces were finished in mottled brown, green and other earth colors.

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  • There is also an article, written much earlier, by Ethel Dobie which also appears on this website, describing mottled budgerigars.

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  • Stripe-winged, mottled, common green and field grasshoppers are abundant across the sun baked slopes of the fort.

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  • Then - like a giant leviathan, its mottled white mouth agape, wide enough to swallow me whole - the shark appeared.

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  • The result is a stunning, soft matt slightly mottled two tone finish.

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  • This animal is a brownish or reddish species which is heavily mottled with light patches.

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  • The letter which had been the messenger of death for Milverton lay, all mottled with his blood, upon the table.

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  • The sensor seems to be excessively sensitive to the red or yellow tints and the background is often mottled with yellow.

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  • When such holes freeze, and a rain succeeds, and finally a new freezing forms a fresh smooth ice over all, it is beautifully mottled internally by dark figures, shaped somewhat like a spider's web, what you may call ice rosettes, produced by the channels worn by the water flowing from all sides to a centre.

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  • The cheaper mottled and brown soaps have for their basis bone fat, obtained by treating bones with superheated steam or other methods.

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  • Curd soap and London grey mottled are prepared from kitchen or ship fat, whilst fuller's fat is employed in the manufacture of soft soaps.

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  • In this way curd, mottled or marbled soap is formed, and such mottled appearance was formerly highly valued as an indication of freedom from excess of water or other adulteration, because in fitted soaps the impurities are either washed out or fall to the bottom of the mass in cooling.

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  • Now, however, the mottled soaps, blue and grey, are produced by working colouring matter, ultramarine for blue, and manganese dioxide for grey, into the soap in the frame, and mottling is very far from being a certificate of excellence of quality.

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  • The black films of antimony and bismuth and the grey mottled film of mercury are slowly soluble in the acid, and untouched by bleaching-powder.

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  • The neighbourhood of Verona is especially rich in fine limestones and marbles of many different kinds, especially a close-grained creamcoloured marble and a rich mottled red marble, which are largely used, not only in Verona, but also in Venice and other cities of the province.

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  • Larger deposits of serpentine occur at several places in St Lawrence county; and at Warwick, in Orange county, is some beautiful marble of a carmine-red colour occasionally mottled with white or showing white veins.

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  • The young when first hatched are clothed with mottled down, so as closely to resemble a stone, and to be overlooked as they squat motionless on the approach of danger.

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  • The fruit is about the size of a small hen's egg, and within its fibrous rind is the seed or so-called nut, the albumen of which is very hard and has a prettily mottled grey and brown appearance.

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  • The small development of Upper Carboniferous strata, visible on the shore south of Corrie and in Ben Lister Glen, consists of sandstones, red and mottled clays and purple shales, which yield plantremains of Upper Carboniferous facies.

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  • The species and the numerous hybrids which have been obtained artificially, show a great variety in size and colour of the flower, including the richest deep crimson and blood-red, white, or with striped, mottled or blended colours.

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  • The word is also applied to a sort of tobacco, in which the stalks (of a mottled colour) are cut up together with the leaves.

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  • His face mottled with anger, he released her with a curse and paced.

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