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daub

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdaubdaub1 /dɔːb $ dɒːb/ verb [transitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š PAINTto put paint or a soft substance on something without being very careful πŸ”Š soldiers’ faces daubed with black mudβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
daubβ€’ A blue line had been daubed across his forehead and round his short white hair.β€’ While a police constable was in the living room, the car parked outside was being daubed by the youth.β€’ Her face was always carefully rouged, her mouth daubed generously with salve.β€’ He daubed more polish on to a dark splatter on the toe.β€’ Anti-government slogans were daubed on the roads.β€’ White memory, daubed, smeared ... The land remembers.β€’ The previous user had also daubed the ducts along the roof of Biff's control bubble with vermilion slogans.β€’ Since then, he claims, he's been repeatedly threatened, and now his garden shed has been daubed with graffiti.β€’ Her dark dress has a creamy collar and cuffs, daubed with salmon trim.
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daubdaub2 noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 LITTLE/NOT VERY[countable] a small amount of a soft or sticky substancedaub of πŸ”Š a daub of paint2 [uncountable]TBC technical mud or clay used for making walls β†’ wattle and daub at wattle(1)
Examples from the Corpus
daubβ€’ Three pieces of daub were dated and provided an average age and standard error of 830 plus/minus 40 years.β€’ The mystery was the origin of the large quantities of daub.β€’ I don't take to these modernistic people who just splash on daubs of paint.β€’ The consistency of the mud and straw daub for the walls was arrived at through experiment.β€’ The third alternative, and the most straight forward interpretation, was that the daub was contemporary with the backfilling of the drain.β€’ This daub could have come from one of three distinct periods.
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Verb table
daub
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydaub
he, she, itdaubs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydaubed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave daubed
he, she, ithas daubed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad daubed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill daub
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have daubed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam daubing
he, she, itis daubing
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you, we, theyare daubing
Past
I, he, she, itwas daubing
you, we, theywere daubing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been daubing
he, she, ithas been daubing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been daubing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be daubing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been daubing
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