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adjective as in extended

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adjective as in extending

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The airline industry objects that sometimes these deployable recorders can pop out without cause, spreading needless alarm.

Spreading a one-size-fits-all model for girls' education could backfire.

Protests were spreading around cities and towns in East Germany.

The rest of the episode follows Carrie spreading the gospel of her indignance over the thoughtless goodbye.

Timeline: Is the story still spreading at the time of the inquiry?

But I don't suppose Weston would bother spreading the tails out when he sat down.

Next day they buried him under the shade of a spreading tree, and left him there—alone in the wilderness.

About sunrise the troop left camp in a body, later spreading fanwise over the prairies.

By spreading over us the heavy woolen blankets the Mounted Police use under their saddles, we slept in comfort.

When they reached this place they were very tired, and sat down by a spring beneath the wide-spreading branches of a tree.


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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spreading, such as: growing, radial, widening, extensive, and spread out.

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