puddle


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Synonyms for puddle

Synonyms for puddle

a mixture of wet clay and sand that can be used to line a pond and that is impervious to water when dry

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a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid

something resembling a pool of liquid

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wade or dabble in a puddle

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subject to puddling or form by puddling

dip into mud before planting

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work a wet mixture, such as concrete or mud

mess around, as in a liquid or paste

make into a puddle

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make a puddle by splashing water

mix up or confuse

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References in classic literature ?
I took care, too, to have a nice little puddle at hand, which I could get at in a minute.
It's only a puddle now, but you see that stream going through it?
She then flung her sash into a puddle and danced on it till dirty water was squirted over her frock, after which she climbed the fence and had a series of incredible adventures, one of the least of which was that she kicked off both her boots.
I must have lost consciousness almost immediately, for I recall nothing more until I suddenly awoke out of a troubled sleep, during which I dreamed that I was drowning, to find the cave lighted by what appeared to be diffused daylight, and a tiny trickle of water running down the corridor and forming a puddle in the little depression in which it chanced that Ajor and I lay.
she suddenly exclaimed, and he understood that she had stepped into the puddle that the dripping from the roof had formed at the threshold.
It's sink or swim for all of us, and I reckon you'll find it to your interest to keep me on top the puddle.
Being late, she of course forgot her music, and hurrying back for it, fell into a puddle, which capped the climax of her despair.
He stooped, and dipped his beak in the pond; he thought it was his beak, but, of course, it was only his nose, and, therefore, very little water came up, and that not so refreshing as usual, so next he tried a puddle, and he fell flop into it.
Nay," said the little knight, "it would be scarce fitting that a cavalier should throw off his harness for the fear of every puff of wind and puddle of water.
And it was I who found him lying face down and his body in a puddle, just outside the little wicket-gate.
I mean that," retorted the cleric, and suddenly pointed at a puddle sealed with ice that shone in the moon.
It is this," said Kraft, punctuating in a puddle of spilled coffee with a stiff forefinger.
From such broken slumbers, I would be aroused in the gloaming, to sit up in the same puddle where I had slept, and sup cold drammach; the rain driving sharp in my face or running down my back in icy trickles; the mist enfolding us like as in a gloomy chamber -- or, perhaps, if the wind blew, falling suddenly apart and showing us the gulf of some dark valley where the streams were crying aloud.
It was but this present morning, as he rode on the omnibus from Richmond; while it changed horses, this present chronicler, being on the roof, marked three little children playing in a puddle below, very dirty, and friendly, and happy.
Several of us, all more or less connected with the sea, were dining in a small river-hostelry not more than thirty miles from London, and less than twenty from that shallow and dangerous puddle to which our coasting men give the grandiose name of "German Ocean.