Origin of fleck
OTHER WORDS FROM fleckfleckless, adjectivefleck·less·ly, adverbflecky, adjectiveun·flecked, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH fleckflecks , flex
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How to use fleck in a sentence
Chincoteague Bay stretched before me, golden flecks of sunlight glinting off its smooth waters.On Virginia’s Chincoteague Island — all this and ponies, too|Nevin Martell|September 2, 2021|Washington Post
Those little flecks told us that around 85,000 years ago, something strange happened around Lake Malawi.How Early Humans Used Fire to Permanently Change the Landscape Millennia Ago|Jessica Thompson|May 21, 2021|Singularity Hub
Symptoms include shortness of breath, swollen legs, persistent abdominal pain, severe headaches or blurred vision starting about a week after vaccination, or bruising or blood flecks under the skin in locations other than the injection site.FDA and CDC OK resuming J&J COVID-19 shots paused over rare clot concerns|Tina Hesman Saey|April 23, 2021|Science News
The flyweight fleck of matter was very much born of the planet, a collection of metal and silicon and copper and rubber and plastics and foil and a bit of plutonium hammered together into the New Horizons spacecraft.After Visiting Pluto, NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft Reaches Another Cosmic Milestone|Jeffrey Kluger|April 16, 2021|Time
In order to understand even a tiny fleck of a superconductor, theorists would need to grasp the behavior of electron swarms numbering in the trillions.
But Fleck may not have lost because of his sexual orientation.
It also put a target on his back, and Fleck complained about what he described as a “vicious… deceitful and… personal” campaign.
In the initial tally, Fleck had 3,398 votes, while a total of 3,700 votes were given to write-in candidates.
Fleck also noted that it was possible that he could have the Democratic nomination as a write-in as well.
One thing has changed since his last election: Fleck has come out as gay.
Her eyes were closed, and on her tightly shut lips stood a fleck of crimson stain.Dream Tales and Prose Poems|Ivan Turgenev
A fleck of dust arose from the loose coat which covered the spare form of the General, but he stood apparently untouched.South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady
Comyn turned to fleck the window with his handkerchief, while I was not a little put out at their mirth.Richard Carvel, Complete|Winston Churchill
And faster still, until your feet dash fire from the flinty stones and your nostrils fleck your breasts with foam.Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2|Gustave Flaubert
A half-inch from the Dome's blazing arc, a hundred yards in actuality, the screen showed a black fleck, moving across the waste!The Great Dome on Mercury|Arthur Leo Zagat