variegating (part of speech: verb)
- Alicia was in her most daring and provocative mood, tormenting and flattering him by turns; the reflections from her rose- colored parasol dappling her pale skin with warm color; her beautiful ungloved hands and arms, bare to the elbow, teasing the senses of the man beside her. - "The Testing of Diana Mallory", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
- These are the delights of Lucera: to sit under those old walls and watch the gracious cloud- shadows dappling the plain, oblivious of yonder assemblage of barbers and politicians. - "Old Calabria", Norman Douglas.
- The moon-" according to, orders," as Brett had laughingly reminded her- hung like a great lambent globe in the sky, throwing a shimmering track of silver across the waters of the bay, and dappling the ripples of the sea beyond with shifting Jack- o'- Lantern gleams of light. - "The Vision of Desire", Margaret Pedler.