Definitions

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  • verb Simple past of strew.
  • verb Past participle of strew

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Examples

  • Letters and receipts, wet and pulpy, strewed the sand.

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  • One day, when the sun shone on the red leaves that strewed the ground, and diffused cheerfulness, although it denied warmth,

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  • In a thousand spots the traces of the winter avalanche may be perceived, where trees lie broken and strewed on the ground; some entirely destroyed, others bent, leaning upon the jutting rocks of the mountain, or transversely upon other trees.

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  • His mother strewed wood-ashes on her head and blackened her face.

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  • The blown-out windows in the gothic-style mansion overlook a sandbagged courtyard strewed with 4x4s, fallen trees, stray dogs and empty bullet casings.

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  • He also set the sublime tone, as in his famous account of the Jaws of Borrowdale, like a pass in the Alps "strewed with piles of fragments strangely thrown across each other, and of a dreadful bulk".

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  • The crowds of network anchors who had followed him from afar cheered “Hosanna” and waved great palm fronds and strewed them at his feet.

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  • The crowds of network anchors who had followed him from afar cheered “Hosanna” and waved great palm fronds and strewed them at his feet.

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  • The smell of honey-glazed ham in the oven, sparkling tinsel hanging on the tree, colorful wrapping paper strewed across the floor, and those gifts that we dreamed about for months.

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  • (Soundbite of music) (Soundbite of TV show "Clouds of Witness") Mr. IAN CARMICHAEL (Actor): (as Lord Peter) You know, I've always thought those obliging criminals who strewed their tracks with articles of personal adornment were an invention of detective fiction for the benefit of the author.

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