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[ verb ] spread by scattering

Synonyms

straw

Examples

"strew toys all over the carpet" ("straw" is archaic)

Used in print

(Idwal Jones, "Santa Cruz Run"...)

There was Wright 's , for one , lost amongst trees , its wide verandas strewn with rockers .

(Richard Sanders Allen, "When Fogg Flew the Mail"...)

After a week of precarious uphill landings and downwind takeoffs , Fogg one_day looked down at the shattered yellow wreckage of an Army plane strewn across snow-covered Towne field .

(Clifford Irving, The Valley....)

He saw them ambushed , strewn in the postures of the broken and the dying .

Related terms

spread litter bestrew scatter

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[ verb ] cover; be dispersed over

Examples

"Dead bodies strewed the ground"

Related terms

cover

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