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verb

past tense of scatter
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as in sprayed
to cover by or as if by scattering something over or on the hillside was scattered with boulders deposited by the last ice age

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as in dissipated
to go off in different directions and cease to exist as a body or unified whole these drunken revelers will quickly scatter when the police arrive

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“Scattered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scattered. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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