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past tense of scatter
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.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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