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verb (scumbl, ing)
  1. to apply an opaque glaze to an area of a painting to make it softer or duller
  • 2000: The moon was brilliant, the path a track of scumbled footprints in the snow, the air cutting and cold. " Philip Pullman, The Amber Spyglass
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Etymology: Uncertain origin, perhaps from scum.


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