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adjective as in gossipy

adjective as in pouring

noun as in betrayal

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They also used the powers of their separate agencies to cite waste haulers for spilling sludge along roadways.

It is “an act of force to compel our enemy to do our will” by spilling blood, and lots of it.

On a ledge is a small TV set and a cabinet with a few sad possessions spilling out.

When his success was finally projected for the crowd—a 58 to 40 win—the crowd roared, popcorn spilling onto the floor.

The rap feuds the magazine had been writing about began spilling outside the pages and into the office.

She'd ground out lipstick-smudged cigarettes until the ash tray was spilling over.

"You men will have coffee enough before long, but there'll be a lot of blood spilling first," said Jerry.

I am lucky if I manage the trick without spilling the feed, and the racket is deafening.

Chance generally stepped in to kill the ghost in the bottle, throwing it to the ground and spilling the contents.

"But not without spilling a little foolish noble blood, or some such red-coloured gear," said Chiffinch, starting up.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spilling, such as: blabbing, blabby, giving away, prattling, spilling the beans, and talebearing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.