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spits

noun (1)
plural of spit

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(Entry 1 of 3)

an area of land that juts out into a body of water
  • at the northeast end of the island is a long spit whose terminal is crowned by a towering lighthouse

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spits

noun (2)
plural of spit

Synonyms & Antonyms of spits (Entry 2 of 3)

2 the fluid that is secreted into the mouth by certain glands
  • so dry that he felt as if he had no spit left in his mouth

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spits

verb
present tense third-person singular of spit

Synonyms of spits (Entry 3 of 3)

to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object
  • according to the propaganda put out by the war ministry, enemy soldiers were spitting innocent babies on bayonets

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“Spits.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spits. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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