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spot (n):
an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
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he made a huge blot on his copybook
Related Words: smirchstain
spot (n):
a job in an organization
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he occupied a post in the treasury
Related Words: officeplacepost
spot (n):
a business establishment for entertainment
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night spot
spot (n):
a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value
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an eight-spot
spot (n):
a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer
Related Word: light
spot (n):
a small contrasting part of something
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a bald spot.
a leopard's spots.
a patch of clouds.
patches of thin ice.
a fleck of red

Related Words: dapplefleckpatchspeckle
spot (n):
a blemish made by dirt
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he had a smudge on his cheek
Related Words: blotsmearsmirchsmudge
spot (n):
an outstanding characteristic
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his acting was one of the high points of the movie
spot (n):
a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance
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they changed his spot on the program
spot (n):
a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising
spot (n):
a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)
spot (n):
a point located with respect to surface features of some region
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this is a nice place for a picnic.
a bright spot on a planet

Related Word: place
spot (n):
a small piece or quantity of something
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a spot of tea.
a bit of paper.
a bit of lint.
I gave him a bit of my mind

Related Word: bit
spot (n):
a slight attack of illness
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he has a touch of rheumatism
spot (v):
mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition
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spot the areas that one should clearly identify
spot (v):
become spotted
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This dress spots quickly
spot (v):
make a spot or mark onto
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The wine spotted the tablecloth
Related Words: blobblotfleck
spot (v):
mar or impair with a flaw
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her face was blemished
Related Word: blemish
spot (v):
catch sight of
Related Words: espyspy
spot (v):
detect with the senses
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The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards.
I can't make out the faces in this photograph

Related Word: discern
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