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as in to spray
to cause (something liquid or mushy) to move along in sheets rowdy teenagers splashing water at each other in the community pool

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as in to splatter
to wet or soil by striking with something liquid or mushy the bus splashed us as it barrelled through the puddles

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as in to wash
to flow along or against water constantly splashing the wooden pilings eventually weakened them

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as in to bubble
to flow in a broken irregular stream the spilled juice splashed over the counter and onto the floor

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as in to ripple
to move with a splashing motion a baby splashing about in the tub

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“Splash.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/splash. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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