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LampPro Tip 1/3
Very Small SizePlay
Use 'speck' to emphasize how tiny something is, usually visible but really small. SlideDespite the cleaning, I still found a speck of paint on the window.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Not Always LiteralPlay
'Speck' can be figurative, suggesting something is minor or insignificant. SlideAmong the multitude of fans, his criticism was just a speck of noise.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Visual DescriptionPlay
Often 'speck' helps the listener visualize a small mark in a larger context. SlideShe pointed at the sky, where a speck of a balloon floated away.