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synonyms for sprawling

  • decumbent
  • flat
  • horizontal
  • level
  • procumbent
  • prostrate
  • reclining
  • resupine
  • supine
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How to use sprawling in a sentence

Staffing has been a particular struggle for HammerDown, the destination smokehouse on a stretch of rural Virginia highway that looks to be losing a battle with suburban sprawl.
THE BEST BARBECUE JOINTS IN THE D.C. AREATIM CARMANNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Similarly, Capretz said she hopes the new board puts a stop to all planned sprawl development still percolating in the county’s planning system.
WELCOME TO A DEM-CONTROLLED COUNTYJESSE MARX AND MAYA SRIKRISHNANNOVEMBER 4, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
If elections are a technology, then the machine consists of an enormous sprawl of moving parts that goes well beyond what most people realize.
HOW WISCONSIN’S SLOWED-DOWN MAIL COULD DECIDE THE ELECTIONBOBBIE JOHNSONOCTOBER 27, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
SONGS, sandwiched into the narrow strip between the sea and the highway that connects the urban sprawls of San Diego and Los Angeles, began operations in the late 1960s and churned out carbon-free energy for decades.
FINDING HOMES FOR THE WASTE THAT WILL (PROBABLY) OUTLIVE HUMANITYKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced a plan earlier this year to densify development and cut back on urban sprawl, though the City Council has not yet taken it up for approval.
THE CLIMATE PROBLEM FACING COASTAL BUILDING HEIGHT LIMITSMACKENZIE ELMEROCTOBER 20, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Pre-pandemic, urban planners nationwide focused on increasing density as a way to combat sprawl, but public opinion turned abruptly against that trend.
A KEY COVID METRIC HAS SURPRISINGLY REVERSED COURSEGEOFFREY COLVINOCTOBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
The lazy giant was sprawling on the most comfortable of the sofas; the pair were alone in the dainty little drawing-room.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Sprawling was lazy and wore out sofas, and little boys were not expected to talk.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
A few minutes later Romanoff was sprawling in a large easy-chair with his feet close to the fire.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
Woot went sailing through the air and fell sprawling upon the rocky floor far beyond the place where the Dragon Tribe was grouped.
THE TIN WOODMAN OF OZL. FRANK BAUM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPRAWLING

  • decumbent
  • flat
  • horizontal
  • level
  • procumbent
  • prostrate
  • reclining
  • resupine
  • sprawling
  • supine
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.