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verb as in scatter, disseminate

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Both days should stay dry, other than perhaps a stray sprinkle or shower.

There could also be a quick sprinkle or a flurry, especially to the south and southeast.

A couple of morning sprinkles or showers are possible, but they’ll be brief if they appear.

While it’s decidedly cooler than yesterday, we should stay dry through the bulk of the day, though an isolated shower or sprinkle is possible.

A couple sprinkles can’t be ruled out as we go through the day, either.

Brush the pastry with egg wash and sprinkle with fleur de sel and pepper.

Pat the chicken dry with paper towels, place on a sheet pan, brush with olive oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Sprinkle on the flour and cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly.

Some dried cranberries for tartness and a sprinkle of sea salt make these my all-time favorite cookies.

Place one sheet of phyllo on the board, brush it with butter, and sprinkle it with ¾ teaspoon of bread crumbs.

Declare ye it not in Geth, weep ye not with tears: in the house of Dust sprinkle yourselves with dust.

Sprinkle with cowslips and willow leaves, insert in a pie-dish and cover with a thick paste of bulrushes and marsh grass.

They found new streams; the parching valleys began to sprinkle with green; they saw once more fields and trees and vineyards.

Sprinkle some fine lake sand over the glass, dampen the sand and rub the smooth edge of the iron band over the glass.

I shall sprinkle them with lavender and lay them away in that dim chamber of the heart where we keep precious things.


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On this page you'll find 78 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sprinkle, such as: dot, dredge, dust, moisten, pepper, and shower.

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