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s pla shing

  • n  the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
  • n  the act of scattering water about haphazardly
  • v  cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force
  • v  walk through mud or mire
  • v  dash a liquid upon or against
  • v  mark or overlay with patches of contrasting color or texture; cause to appear splashed or spattered
  • v  make a splashing sound
    water was splashing on the floor
  • v  soil or stain with a splashed liquid
  • v  strike and dash about in a liquid

  • She remained silent when the leftist Athens daily Avriani began splashing its pages last August with pictures of a topless, sunbathing Mimi, as she is known, frolicking in the sun .
  • The higher numbers may reflect more surfers, boogie-boarders and open-water swimmers more people splashing around, hence more attacks.
  • The competition is still in the early stages but when two of Latin America's nouveau riche oil powers start splashing out on weapons, alarm bells ring over an arms race.
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  • Bronwyn Bishop in Sydney Morning Herald
    They are splashing $42 billion of taxpayers' money, plunging us into debt, and of that $42 billion, sending $75 million of it overseas where it will not benefit the Australian economy at all,Ms Bishop told parliament. "This is an immoral...
  • Harry Redknapp in SkySports
    I don't think we will sign too many in January. I can't see us signing an awful lot of people,noted Redknapp. "Everywhere in the world is tight for money, not just us. Manchester City will be splashing it around, but I can't see any others...
  • Sepp Blatter in Daily Times
    Unlimited cash has given a handful of club owners the wherewithal to control the global game by splashing unimaginable sums on a tiny group of elite players,Blatter said. "More than ever before, the majority is fighting with spears, while...

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