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splashes

noun
plural of splash

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a very small amount
  • at least you have a splash of common sense—which is more than we can say for your mother

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splashes

verb
present tense third-person singular of splash

Synonyms & Antonyms of splashes (Entry 2 of 2)

1 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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2 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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3 to flow along or against
  • water constantly splashing the wooden pilings eventually weakened them

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

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5 to move with a splashing motion
  • a baby splashing about in the tub

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“Splashes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/splashes. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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