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sprawls

verb
present tense third-person singular of sprawl

Synonyms & Antonyms of sprawls

1 to extend outwards from or as if from a central point
  • The suburbs sprawl for miles beyond the city's downtown.

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2 to rest with the arms and legs spread out
  • There's no feeling like sprawling out on your bed after a hard day's work.

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“Sprawls.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sprawls. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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