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verb as in reveal

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Safely store drinks in two cup holders built into the arm rest and—should any spills happen—you can easily clean up the faux leather surface.

These mighty, microfiber towels are capable of dissolving big spills, plus they retain their shape after multiple washes.

Since then, these microbes have been used to clean up oil spills and radioactive waste.

Three weeks ago, I was looking down into my husband’s unblinking eyes, seeing blood spill from his nose and mouth, and feeling my hand trying to stop the bleeding from the back of his head.

She says that after watching Pacific Gas and Electric cut corners and try to cover up spills and plumes, she’s started to notice negligence patterns, and there’s no national database for those toxic hot spots.

A new paper outlines five steps required for a virus to ‘spill over’ from bats to humans.

In the immediate aftermath of the oil spill, apoplectic Southerners cast their disdain towards the North.

Since the spill, the number of unemployed residents in Louisiana and Alabama has only increased.

Bewildered adolescents, many of them accompanied by equally confused guardians, spill out into the hallway.

Nor is it the way the gunman manages not to spill a drop of the drink in his other hand as he commits all this savagery.

I am of opinion too, that the Indecency of the next Verse, you spill upon me, would admit of an equal Correction.

I knew that in the open I could in some way spill the horn, so that she would be helpless and harmless afterward.

The ashes there are never to be taken out, no matter if they are piled a foot thick, and spill all over the floor.

But first must you win scars and spill the blood of your foes, that all may learn to fear the utterance of your name.

And you would spill blood sooner than your betters should know it—ye ninny-cumpoops!


On this page you'll find 104 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spill, such as: discharge, dribble, empty, flow, overflow, and pour.

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