Examples of spittle in a Sentence
Spittle sprayed from his lips as he shouted at them.
unaware that spittle was leaking out of his mouth while he slept
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Ms. Rashad descends into an aria of rage, regret, spittle, tears and snot, while wading in floodwater.
The biggest sort … had a very strong and swift motion, and shot through the water (or spittle) like a pike does through the water.
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Origin and Etymology of spittle
Middle English spetil, from Old English spǣtl; akin to Old English spittan to spit
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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: the liquid produced in your mouth : saliva or spit
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