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  • n. Plural form of splashing.


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  • With the exception of the hole in the tower, and a few splintered and starred "splashings" where the missiles had struck, very little actual injury seemed to have been inflicted, notwithstanding the excellent practice of the _Su-chen's_ gunners.

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  • Daughtry cried, at sight of the whale flurrying the water with aimless, gigantic splashings.


  • Calls and cries and splashings of water from beyond


  • Then they heard splashings from the pool, and they hurried down to it.

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  • There are accidental splashings and deliberately mean ones.

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  • This led to what might be considered a precursor to the splashings -- stenciled-letters reading "SOLD TO MOMA" spray-painted atop of SWOON pieces throughout the city.

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  • In the show's final gallery of nudes, the stunning and probably once-in-a-lifetime lineup of Titian's "Venus and Cupid with an Organist," Goya's "Naked Maja" and Manet's "Olympia" is interspersed with several garish and crudely near-pornographic late Picassos that look like the secondary splashings of a spoiled child.

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  • On Thursday, splashings could be faintly heard over the roar of 18-month-old hip-hop hits, each dropping Ping-Pong bomb the sound of another young American becoming slightly more intoxicated.

    The Transom

  • In his defense, though, I will be the first to come forward and say that there is no way on earth a physicist can distinguish between Pollock's splashings and some other schmuck's splashings.

    From On High

  • But in the midst of these splashings he The Conquering Sword of Conan lifted his head suddenly, his tawny hair dripping and water running in rivulets over his brawny shoulders.

    The Conquering Sword Of Conan


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