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dapple

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdappledap‧ple /ˈdæpəl/ verb [transitive] literary  SHINEto mark something with spots of colour, light, or shade→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
dappleFlecks of sunshine dappling fissured bark are a reminder of summers past during the tree's slow progress to maturity.The boats in the marina bobbed, well lit, white light dappling the dark waters.It was a mild morning, with a wintry sunshine dappling the ground under the trees.He excelled when he caught fine rays of sunlight dappling the surface of a lake.The spear-shaped leaves of the gum tree were dappling their faces as the sun moved towards the Andes.See the sunlight dappling through the trees.The statue was dappled with light from a stained-glass window.
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Verb table
dapple
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydapple
he, she, itdapples
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydappled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dappled
he, she, ithas dappled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dappled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dapple
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dappled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dappling
he, she, itis dappling
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you, we, theyare dappling
Past
I, he, she, itwas dappling
you, we, theywere dappling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dappling
he, she, ithas been dappling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dappling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dappling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dappling
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