Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of sprawl.

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Examples

  • I returned to the house to find my brain sprawled in my chair, full of tropical drink and looking fashionably tan.

    April 26th, 2009

  • It hardly needed the name sprawled round the rim: 'Matilda Dom Ang.'

    The Hermit of Eyton Forest

  • On the outside, pastel colors, a grass and fauna backdrop, a white cursive title sprawled across green, a river in the background.

    The Daily News - News

  • One lid has traveled to nieces and nephews from Houston to Berkeley, to Minneapolis and has signatures in English and in Chinese with one child's name sprawled across the top with red marker.

    Fremont Tribune News Articles

  • An open portmanteau sprawled upon the floor, and a whole wardrobe of masculine garments seemed to have been shot at random on to the chairs near it; a dozen soda-water bottles, full and empty, were huddled in one corner; a tea-tray tottered on the extreme edge of a table heaped with dusty books and papers; and at a desk in the centre of the room, with a great paraffin lamp flaring upon his face as he wrote, sat

    Fenton's Quest

  • There are so many areas of the downtown area, restaurants and things kind of sprawled about here or there around the downtown area.

    CNN Transcript Mar 15, 2008

  • On the couch in the lounge, in a kind of sprawled out "I wish we'd stopped halfway through that chocolate fondue" position, but happy despite it all.

    Loose ends

  • Amy Blackford "sprawled," to use Mollie's sarcastic and slightly exaggerated description, "all over the tonneau."

    The Outdoor Girls at Wild Rose Lodge Or, the hermit of Moonlight falls

  • If Thackeray 'sprawled' in the Newcomes he atones for this in 'Esmond,' if any atonement is needed for sprawling, which is probably only that

    Gilbert Keith Chesterton

  • Blackford "sprawled," to use Mollie's sarcastic and slightly exaggerated description, "all over the tonneau."

    The Outdoor Girls at Wild Rose Lodge or, the Hermit of Moonlight Falls

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