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spi ting

  • n  the act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)
  • v  expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth
  • v  utter with anger or contempt
  • v  rain gently
  • v  drive a skewer through

  • Four days of Middle East shuttling by special envoy Dennis Ross has left Yasser Arafat emptyhanded and spitting mad.
  • Liu's other crusadesagainst spitting, smelly taxis, fractured English and dirty toilets, among other thingsare manifestations of the gargantuan task he has been charged with .
  • Other recent spitting suspensions have ranged from three to eight games.
News & Articles

  • National Cherry Festival has tighter security
    Traverse City — The National Cherry Festival gets underway Saturday in Traverse City with some new events alongside the traditional pie eating and pit spitting contests — and security will be tightened in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.
    June 29, 2013 - Detroit News
  • Cherry Festival has tighter security
    The National Cherry Festival gets underway Saturday in Traverse City with some new events alongside the traditional pie eating and pit spitting contests -- and security will be tightened in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.
    June 29, 2013 - WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids
  • Traverse City's National Cherry Festival has tighter security this year
    The National Cherry Festival gets underway Saturday in Traverse City with some new events alongside the traditional pie eating and pit spitting contests - and security will be tightened in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.
    June 29, 2013 - Detroit Free Press
Quotes

  • Tilda Swinton in Guardian Unlimited
    I have an American agent who is the spitting image of this,said Swinton, fondly looking at her Oscar statuette.
  • Daniel Tani in International Herald Tribune
    I look forward to some odd things,Tani said. "I'm looking forward to putting food on a plate and eating several things at once, which you can't do up here. I'm looking forward to spitting my toothpaste out in a sink rather than swallowing...
  • Michelle Williams in NEWS.com.au
    I am the mother of the most tender-hearted, high-spirited, beautiful little girl who is the spitting image of her father,Williams, 27, said. "All I can cling to is his presence inside her that reveals itself every day. His family and I...

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