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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See spraid.


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  • It was dirty, there were so many cockroaches that I slept with the lights on and the water sprayed from the tap at a 45 degree angle.

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  • Orange, the defoliant U.S. forces sprayed from the air to uncover the hiding places of the Viet Cong and which is blamed for long-lasting ill effects on those it touched, and with personality changes resulting from the horrors they had survived.

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  • Blood sprayed from the fresh wound as the demon fell to the ground, as blood continued to ooze from the wound, the demon howled in pain.

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  • The first two were transmitted after contact with the flea, with the latter being transmitted via airborne droplets sprayed from the lungs and mouth of an infected person.

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  • They passed down through the scintillant, magical sheen, their moccasins rhythmically crunching the snow and their breaths wreathing mysteriously from their lips in sprayed opalescence.

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  • I have found that out myself, not funny I can assure you, especially when the drug/drink crazed lunatic whom you just sprayed is even more intent on battering you to a pulp.

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  • As sport's oldest trophy was passed around the crew and champagne sprayed from the stage, the NZL-92 yacht was quietly docking at the other end of the port to cheers from its own supporters.

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  • Ernestine, but little taller than Paula, although hinting of a plus roundness to come, was a sun-healthy, clear blonde, her skin sprayed with the almost transparent flush of maidenhood at eighteen.

    The Little Lady of the Big House, by Jack London

  • Suspected Muslim insurgents in Thailand's south detonated a car bomb and sprayed a karaoke restaurant with gunfire, injuring at least 17 people.

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  • A few feet away some kids got handcuffed and then pepper-sprayed, which is a brutal and unnecessary combination.

    John Knefel: Memories of the RNC, 2004


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