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Synonyms for sprinkling
ˈsprɪŋ klɪŋsprin·kling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scattering, sprinklingnoun

    a small number (of something) dispersed haphazardly

    "the first scatterings of green"; "a sprinkling of grey at his temples"

    scattering, sprinkle, strewing, dispersion, sparge, aspersion, scatter

  2. scattering, sprinkle, sprinklingnoun

    a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby

    scattering, sprinkle, strewing, dispersion, sparge, aspersion, scatter

  3. aspersion, sprinklingnoun

    the act of sprinkling water in baptism (rare)

    scattering, slur, sprinkle, calumny, defamation, denigration, aspersion, sparge, slander

  4. sprinkle, sprinkling, spargenoun

    the act of sprinkling or splashing water

    "baptized with a sprinkling of holy water"; "a sparge of warm water over the malt"

    scattering, sprinkle, aspersion, sparge

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  1. sprinklingnoun


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sprinklingnoun

    aspersion, besprinkling

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sprinkling":

    watering, spraying

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  1. Shruti Bhardwaj:

    Sprinkling water is the only way to bring down the dangerous pollution levels.

  2. Hugo Lapointe:

    Obviously you cannot rely on a plan that involves sprinkling water forever on tailings to control the dust.

  3. Jessica Lynch:

    I think, 'Really, Lori, stop making it rain,' i still think she's sprinkling safe travels wherever I go.

  4. Sharon Palmer:

    If you skip the added sugar in the fruit bottom, and use a simple sprinkling of spiced oat crumbs on the top—it’s really quite healthy. In fact, it’s healthy enough to eat for breakfast.

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