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The roar of the surf is so great that we cannot hear each other speak, and the rain and foam bespatter our faces.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
A pair of lawyers, like a pair of legs, may thoroughly bespatter each other, and yet remain the best of friends and brothers.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, VOL. 22, NO. 5, NOVEMBER 1843VARIOUS
Thou dost fall and break thy limbs, and bespatter thyself with mud, like a crocodile, and no one reaches out a hand to thee.
PEEPS AT MANY LANDS: ANCIENT EGYPTJAMES BAIKIE
These Tories do so bespatter his lordship with praises, and tell such improbable things about their victories!
HORSE-SHOE ROBINSONJOHN PENDLETON KENNEDY
Bespattered hogs bespatter others, and he who is full of fault finds fault.
BRAVE MEN AND WOMENO.E. FULLER
I said 'What a fine fellow you are to bespatter the whole world with this oil of vitriol!'
STORIES OF AUTHORS, BRITISH AND AMERICANEDWIN WATTS CHUBB
He expects Sir George should not bespatter him privately, in revenge, but openly.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
The green appearance is due to lichens which bespatter them.
THE HEART OF THE WHITE MOUNTAINS, THEIR LEGEND AND SCENERYSAMUEL ADAMS DRAKE
And even when they are fallen into that pit they will quarrel at the bottom, and bespatter each other with the mud that is there.
THE LAST HOPEHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
It seems his pleasure to cast filth into the face of purity; and bespatter innocence with foul imputations.
TALKERSJOHN BATE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BESPATTER

  • bespatter
  • douse
  • drench
  • drown
  • get wet
  • moisten
  • plunge
  • shower
  • slosh
  • soak
  • sop
  • spatter
  • spray
  • sprinkle
  • squirt
  • wet
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