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synonyms for sprinkling

  • scattering
  • smattering
  • admixture
  • dust
  • dusting
  • few
  • handful
  • lick
  • mixture
  • powdering
  • sprinkle
  • strain
  • taste
  • tinge
  • touch
  • trace
  • several
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antonyms for sprinkling

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How to use sprinkling in a sentence

Drizzle with a little more olive oil, a sprinkling of fleur de sel and a squeeze of lemon, and serve.
HOW TO HOST A POST-VACCINE DINNER PARTY: MENU, TIPS, RECIPES AND MOREADAM ROBERTSJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Describing the page as his only social media account, he has a sprinkling of posts that include some behind-the-scenes moments at work and photos of scripture.
HOW HOLLYWOOD’S ‘JESUS’ JIM CAVIEZEL WENT FULL QANONCHEYENNE ROUNDTREEMAY 29, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Around the table were seated about twenty persons, amongst whom the usual sprinkling of sacerdotes was not wanting.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Take the plants up with care, sprinkling with water and keeping covered.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
It was not alone the slaying and offering of sacrifice, but also the sprinkling of blood that made atonement.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
On the left hand were a good sprinkling of popes, among people of all sorts and conditions, but all foreigners.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
They sink pits in the pathways of their game, covering them with light sticks and leaves and sprinkling earth over the whole.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
I noticed some pieces of limbs and such things floating down, and a sprinkling of bark; so I knowed the river had begun to rise.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
We shall say nothing as to the defects or merits of aspersion or sprinkling, immersion or dipping, affusion or pouring.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
Others promise in addition to the awnings that the dust will be kept down in the arena by sprinkling.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
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WORDS RELATED TO SPRINKLING

  • ablution
  • baptismal
  • christening
  • debut
  • dedication
  • immersion
  • introduction
  • launching
  • lustration
  • purgation
  • purge
  • purification
  • rite of passage
  • ritual
  • sanctification
  • sprinkling
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