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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of bespatter.

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Examples

  • He was without kith or kin, a lonely old man, embittered and pessimistic, fighting vermin the while and looking at Garibaldi, Engels, and Dan Burns gazing down at him from the blood-bespattered walls.

    DAN CULLEN, DOCKER

  • This is the side of Emanuel that gets obscured by stories about obscenity-bespattered phone calls and gifts of dead fish.

    Chicago, get ready for Rahm Emanuel's charm offensive

  • That night the water was steadily creeping higher and higher, while a civil engineer, mud-bespattered, with the red ribbon of the Legion of Honor in his button-hole, was standing on the corner of the sandbag bastion by the Pont de la Concorde and measuring its advance.

    The Paris Flood of 1910 | Edwardian Promenade

  • He was disheveled, soused with water, bespattered with mud, his round face very pale, and he fixed a wild stare on the company …

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • As far as I can tell, your argument, which you inist Mr. Sidgwick must accept if he wishes to avoid being bespattered with innuendo about Final Solutions, is as follows: if the phantasms I, John Roosevelt, conjure up are true representations of reality, then a negotiated settlement is impossible; therefore, a negotiated settlement is impossible.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Now move to strike the blight of this, our sad, blood bespattered earth

    "To President Obama"

  • In contrast, Catrin was bespattered and soaked, looking as if she had been wallowing in mud, and she received many disapproving looks as she trotted Salty through town.

    Discovery Showcase - The Dawning of Power

  • We spotted Mr. Schnabel, who arrived in white painter pants bespattered with drops of various shades of paint (no purple pajamas this time!).

    Julian Schnabel: 'McCain Looked Like a Crotchety, Angry Loser'

  • I raised my head I heard the groans of dying men, and a warm stream of new-shed blood bespattered me where I lay close to my murdered master as he gave up the ghost.

    Rhesus

  • I raised my head I heard the groans of dying men, and a warm stream of new-shed blood bespattered me where I lay close to my murdered master as he gave up the ghost.

    Rhesus

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