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Word: strew

Definition: spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals


Sentences Containing 'strew'

In Burtness Comb, a prominent bank of debris runs along the outer flank of the upper cirque, then turns down into the lower cirque, ending in a block strew at the intake wall.
Some of your servants were to have private orders to strew a poisonous juice on your shirts and sheets, which would soon make you tear your own flesh, and die in the utmost torture.

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