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sprinkle

noun

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1 a light or fine rain
  • decided it was not worth carrying an umbrella for just a sprinkle

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2 a small number
  • received only a sprinkle of suggestions for the name of the school mascot

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sprinkle

verb

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1 to cover by or as if by scattering something over or on
  • sprinkle the newly seeded lawn with water

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2 to mark with small spots especially unevenly
  • sprinkled the cake with bits of coconut

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The first known use of sprinkle was in the 14th century

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“Sprinkle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sprinkle. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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