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  Definition of Speck
  1. a very small spot; "the plane was just a speck in the sky"
  2. a slight but appreciable addition; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
  3. (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
  4. produce specks in or on; "speck the cloth"
Similar Words: pinpoint, touch, hint, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, soupcon, atom, molecule, particle, corpuscle, mote

 

Hyponyms: snuff, grain, chylomicron, flyspeck

 

Derivational Morphology: pinpoint, nail, atomize, atomise

 

 
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