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  1. sprawl, sprawlingadjective

    an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about

    Synonyms:
    conurbation, sprawl, urban sprawl

    Antonyms:
    tidy

  2. sprawling, straggling, rambling, stragglyadjective

    spreading out in different directions

    "sprawling handwriting"; "straggling branches"; "straggly hair"

    Synonyms:
    wandering(a), rambling, winding, straggly, discursive, excursive, digressive, meandering(a), straggling

    Antonyms:
    tidy

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  1. lounge, ramble, slouch

    sit around;lazy

    "the boys were sprawling around in gym class"

    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "sprawling":

    complex

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How to use sprawling in a sentence?

  1. Brock Silvers:

    It wasn’t a change of heart that caused Beijing to pull back its regulatory push on tech companies, it was a concession to economic reality, the goal of furthering state control over sprawling tech empires, however, wasn’t abandoned.

  2. John Parker:

    Their dogged determination and skilled investigative techniques were crucial in exposing and dissecting this sprawling corruption scheme.

  3. Joan Clos:

    What is happening ... is an increase of sprawling urbanization, informality is gaining share in the growth of cities.

  4. Devin Nunes:

    Providing a defensive briefing, like the one given to Senator Feinstein, is a typical response to these kinds of situations, the refusal to give the Trump campaign a defensive briefing, and instead opening a sprawling counter-intelligence investigation of American citizens, is one of many alarming ways that intelligence leaders drastically diverged from normal procedures in their Trump campaign investigation.

  5. Mitch McConnell:

    This is not some modest bill about ballot access. It is a sprawling takeover of our whole political system, it was never even intended to attract bipartisan support. This partisan Frankenstein bill that House Democrats slapped together was intended to do just one thing and one thing only: give the Senate Democratic leader a pretext – a pretext to break the Senate.


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