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  • as inramble
  • as inspread-eagle
  • as indrape

synonyms for spread eagle

  • amble
  • digress
  • meander
  • roam
  • saunter
  • straggle
  • stroll
  • traipse
  • zigzag
  • clamber
  • climb
  • cruise
  • depart
  • divagate
  • diverge
  • drift
  • extend
  • fork
  • gad
  • gallivant
  • perambulate
  • percolate
  • peregrinate
  • promenade
  • range
  • rove
  • scramble
  • snake
  • sprawl
  • spread
  • spread-eagle
  • straddle
  • stray
  • trail
  • turn
  • twist
  • walk
  • wind
  • bat around
  • be all over the map
  • branch off
  • excurse
  • get sidetracked
  • knock about
  • knock around
  • sprangle
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antonyms for spread eagle

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  • run
  • join
  • stay
  • straighten
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How to use spread eagle in a sentence

But hitherto, before these new ideas began to spread in our community, the mass of men and women definitely settled down.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The rapid spread of the revolt was not a whit less marvelous than its lack of method or cohesion.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The rebellion spread to their district, and many of the natives on and about the estate were eager to join in the movement.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The spread of the holy gospel and uninterrupted preaching went on until the return of the ambassador.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
A smile of beatitude spread over his enormous countenance during the process.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
In the first place, two or three thicknesses of the paper should be spread on one of the boards.
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To keep the frond in position it may be useful to put a book on the paper as it is spread out.
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To this end they spread a distorted epitome of his favourite views, amongst their retainers.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
We always think of “eagle” when we think of “swoop,” but we do not often think of “swoop” when we think of “eagle.”
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Mrs. Charmington hastened to spread the report that his Royal Highness was seriously smitten.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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