the word tint and the vebs to impose and to promulgate

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sondra

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:) Hello again,

I wonder if the word "tints" can be replaced by the word "marks" in this sentence? Is a tint a small mark?

Leaves with red and gold autumn tints.
Can I say dappled leaves too, or color-dappled leaves.

Are the verbs "to impose" and "to promulgate" synonyms?
For example: A new law was promulgated/imposed.

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1 Marks sounds more delineated to me- tints blurs and doesn't have such clear edges.

2 Not to me- imposed suggests force/oppression of some sort.
 

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:up: Also, 'dappled' refers to the light - 'dappled sunlight filtered through the leaves'. Leaves can't be dappled.

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