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1    (in painting and drawing) to soften or blend (an outline or colour) with an upper coat of opaque colour, applied very thinly  
2    the upper layer of colour applied in this way  
3    the technique or effects of scumbling  
     (C18: probably from scum)  
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scumlike, scum, stumble, scramble

scumble v.
to cover with a thin layer of paint applied with a dry brush in order to soften or blur a figure or outline
an art term

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