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dashes

verb
present tense third-person singular of dash

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3 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
  • she dashed water in his face in an attempt to wake him up

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4 to wet or soil by striking with something liquid or mushy
  • our clothes were dashed with the mud of passing cars

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5 to cause (something liquid or mushy) to move along in sheets
  • a sudden jolt dashed the hot coffee onto the driver's lap

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“Dashes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dashes. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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