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synonyms for sown

  • grow
  • propagate
  • scatter
  • broadcast
  • disseminate
  • drill
  • fling
  • implant
  • inseminate
  • lodge
  • pitch
  • raise
  • seed
  • strew
  • toss
  • disject
  • put in
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antonyms for sown

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  • destroy
  • raze
  • dig
  • harvest
  • reap
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How to use sown in a sentence

Thy eye desireth favour and beauty, but more than these green sown fields.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Little Rye was sown, but that little is very good; Barley is suffering from the stormy weather, but is quite thrifty.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The sea was sown with stars, and everywhere breathed and pulsed the beauty of the northern summer night.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
That sent to Sind, though said to have been carefully sown, also failed to germinate.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The seed is sown in August, and the seedlings are transplanted in November, the crop arriving at maturity in three or four months.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Should it still be too moist to be sown, it must be again turned over, and mixed with some dry substance to absorb the moisture.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
If it is very early in the Fall, the seed should not be sown until the danger of very warm days has passed.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
You will forgive me, my dear, when I say that I think your husband has already sown a sufficiently large crop of wild oats.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Instances of this defect are but too thickly sown through the piece; for example the following rant.
THE WORKS OF JOHN DRYDEN, VOLUME 4 (OF 18)JOHN DRYDEN
Ike Martin, the storekeeper, had onions already sprouted in his little garden-patch, and he had sown some barley.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
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WORDS RELATED TO SOWN

  • bejeweled
  • carpeted
  • dotted
  • dusted over
  • flowered
  • flowery
  • overgrown
  • overspread
  • peppered
  • powdered
  • scattered with
  • sown
  • spotted
  • spread with
  • sprinkled over
  • starred
  • starry with
  • strewn with
  • studded
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