Associations to the word «Speck»
SPECK, noun. (countable) A tiny spot, especially of dirt etc.
SPECK, noun. (uncountable) A juniper-flavoured ham originally from Tyrol.
SPECK, noun. A very small thing; a particle; a whit.
SPECK, noun. A small etheostomoid fish, Etheostoma (Doration) stigmaeum, common in the eastern United States.
SPECK, verb. (transitive) To mark with specks; to speckle.
SPECK, noun. The blubber of whales or other marine mammals.
SPECK, noun. The fat of the hippopotamus.
SPECK, noun. A very small spot; "the plane was just a speck in the sky".
SPECK, noun. (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything.
SPECK, noun. A slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic".
SPECK, verb. Produce specks in or on; "speck the cloth".
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.