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sculpturesque | scum | scum bag | scum of the earth | scumber | scumble | scumbling | scummer | scumming | scummy | scunner


Noun, Verb (usu participle)


scumblev. t. [Freq. of scum.
     To cover lighty, as a painting, or a drawing, with a thin wash of opaque color, or with color-crayon dust rubbed on with the stump, or to make any similar additions to the work, so as to produce a softened effect.  [1913 Webster]


scumble, v. & n.
1 modify (a painting) by applying a thin opaque coat of paint to give a softer or duller effect.
2 modify (a drawing) similarly with light pencilling etc.
1 material used in scumbling.
2 the effect produced by scumbling.

perh. frequent. of SCUM v.tr.

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