bad, bespangled, bespeckled, blotched, blotchy, brindled, broken, broken off, capricious, careening, catchy, cheeseparing, chinchy, chintzy, chopped-off, choppy, dappled, decousu, desultory, deviative, dirty, disconnected, discontinued, discontinuous, discrete, disjunctive, dotted, dotty, eccentric, episodic, erratic, exiguous, fitful, flea-bitten, flecked, fleckered, flickering, fluctuating, foxed, frecked, freckle-faced, freckled, freckly, guttering, halting, herky-jerky, heteroclite, immethodical, incoherent, inconstant, infrequent, intermittent, intermitting, interrupted, irregular, jagged, jerky, lurching, macular, maculate, maculated, marked, meager, miserly, motley, mottled, niggardly, noncontinuous, nonlinear, nonsequential, nonserial, nonuniform, on-again-off-again, parenthetic, patchy, peppered, piddling, piebald, pied, pimpled, pimply, pocked, pockmarked, pocky, pointille, pointillistic, polka-dot, poor, punctated, rambling, rare, rough, scant, scanty, scarce, scattered, scrappy, scrimping, scrimpy, seldom met with, seldom seen, skewbald, skimping, skimpy, slim, snatchy, soiled, spangled, sparse, spasmatic, spasmic, spasmodic, spastic, spattered, specked, speckled, speckledy, speckly, splashed, splattered, splotched, splotchy, sporadic, spotted, sprinkled, staggering, stained, stingy, stippled, studded, suspended, thin, tight, uncertain, unconnected, unequal, uneven, unjoined, unmethodical, unmetrical, unregular, unrhythmical, unsettled, unsteady, unsuccessive, unsystematic, variable, veering, wandering, wavering, wobbling, wobbly
fewness, paucity, small number, small quantity, rarity, infrequency, handful, maniple, minority, exiguity, reduction, weeding, elimination, sarculation, decimation, eradication, few, scant, scanty, thin, rare, scattered, thinly scattered, spotty
, few and far between, exiguous, infrequent, rari nantes, hardly any, scarcely any, to be counted on one's fingers, reduced, unrepeated, rarely, here and there.
variegation, colors, dichroism, trichroism, iridescence, play of colors, polychrome, maculation, spottiness, striae, spectrum, rainbow, iris, tulip, peacock, chameleon, butterfly, tortoise shell, mackerel, mackerel sky, zebra, leopard, cheetah, nacre, ocelot, ophite, mother-of-pearl, opal, marble, check, plaid, tartan, patchwork, marquetry-, parquetry, mosaic, tesserae, strigae, chessboard, checkers, chequers, harlequin, Joseph's coat, tricolor, variegated, many-colored, many-hued, divers-colored, party- colored, dichromatic, polychromatic, bicolor, tricolor, versicolor, of all the colors of the rainbow, of all manner of colors, kaleidoscopic, iridescent, opaline, opalescent, prismatic, nacreous, pearly, shot, gorge de pigeon, chatoyant, irisated, pavonine, pied, piebald, motley, mottled, marbled, pepper and salt, paned, dappled, clouded, cymophanous, mosaic, tesselated, plaid, tortoise shell, spotted, spotty
, punctated, powdered, speckled, freckled, flea-bitten, studded, flecked, fleckered, striated, barred, veined, brinded, brindled, tabby, watered, grizzled, listed, embroidered, daedal, naevose, stipiform, strigose, striolate, (iii) PERCEPTIONS OF LIGHT.