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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of spume.


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  • Their breath froze in the air as it left their mouths, spouting forth in spumes of vapour that settled upon the hair of their bodies and formed into crystals of frost.

    The Trail of Meat

  • Her heels would send spumes of sand kicking out behind her, her arms would pump, her shadow would race ahead of her and Diana would try to catch it.

    Fly Away Home

  • Wind driven snow spumes off the ridge of the housetop across the gray street.


  • The soda-delivery systems dump a big tubular bladder of pop down the chute, angering up its effervescence, and when you twist the top the pop spumes out with adolescent enthusiasm.

    Friday, March 27 – The Bleat.

  • Now, nearly midnight, the wind is fickle, surging and vanishing, and at its strongest, it kicks up towering gray spumes of seawater.

    Roadside Crosses

  • Fewer and fewer miles away, the Atlantic heaves and boils as it spumes across West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana.

    365 tomorrows » 2007 » May : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

  • They are always found at a carnival or fiesta, and they always bring delight to the children as they cavort amongst the spumes of flour ..

    Walking the walk, talking the talk - San Patricio/Melaque revisited

  • In a major eruption, a plasma formed from ash and gases would reach Torre del Greco in five to 10 minutes, preceded by spumes of flame and other gases traveling at up to 600 kph.

    The Sleeping Monster

  • The tops of the waves erupted in white, and spumes like spittle threaded the swells downwind.

    The Whale Warriors

  • MacArthur scanned the river downstream, searching for telltale spumes of luminescence indicating rocks and rapids.

    Genellan- Planetfall


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