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bestrewn

[ bih-stroo ]SEE DEFINITION OF bestrewn
  • as insowed
  • as inintersperse
  • as inspatter

Synonyms for bestrewn

  • broadcast
  • cast
  • dispersed
  • disseminated
  • distributed
  • planted
  • spread
  • strewn
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BESTREWN

Because he was to her so infinitely dear, his path seemed ever bestrewn with dangers.

The soil, in fact, was bestrewn with quartz and porphyritic rocks.

The descent from the pass is bestrewn with pebbles and small blocks, which may be said to swim in mud.

My brother let raise a tower high, Bestrewn with sharp thorns inwardly.

Then, robed in white and bestrewn with flowers, they were placed on the biers in the marble atriun.

She would have bestrewn the whole earth with the words of her son, and she looked into the doctor's face with eyes ready to beg.

The Court was all bestrewn with herbs, and sprinkled with vinegar, as a precaution against gaol air and gaol fever.

A brownish-green carpet of moss and grass spread over the plain, bestrewn with flowers of rare beauty.

On one stormy day the surface of our fountain was bestrewn with the dead and dying bodies of these insects drowned in the waves.

I heard their outcries about the house behind us, as we stumbled over the frozen rubbish heaps with which the lane was bestrewn.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English bestreowian; see be- + strew (v.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BESTREWN

sowed

adjectivescattered
  • bestrewn
  • broadcast
  • cast
  • dispersed
  • disseminated
  • distributed
  • planted
  • spread
  • strewn
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