sloshing

present participle of slosh
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as in splashing
to move with a splashing motion the baby gurgled contentedly as the water sloshed gently around him in the bathtub

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as in slopping
to cause (something liquid or mushy) to move along in sheets while painting the Windsor chair, he carelessly sloshed paint all over the adjacent wall

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“Sloshing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sloshing. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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