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 ?
When they came out, he put the parcel under his arm with a more cheerful aspect, and splashed through the puddles as if he rather enjoyed it on the whole.
Sometimes, also, when the ice was covered with shallow puddles, I saw a double shadow of myself, one standing on the head of the other, one on the ice, the other on the trees or hillside.
The ground is trampled some, but if there was any blood it's all washed away by the storm, for it's all puddles and slush in there.
This was the more distressing as the road, from some recent rain, was full of little puddles of clear water, yet not a drop was drinkable.
This latter appearance is chiefly caused by the salts being drawn up, during the slow evaporation of the moisture, round blades of dead grass, stumps of wood, and pieces of broken earth, instead of being crystallized at the bottoms of the puddles of water.
In Meryton they parted; the two youngest repaired to the lodgings of one of the officers' wives, and Elizabeth continued her walk alone, crossing field after field at a quick pace, jumping over stiles and springing over puddles with impatient activity, and finding herself at last within view of the house, with weary ankles, dirty stockings, and a face glowing with the warmth of exercise.
Instead, children of all ages are being encouraged to grab their wellies, get outside and join in puddle jumping championships being held across the UK at WWT's wetland centres.
Hannah Clifford, from WWT, said: "We know children love to splash about in puddles, so we thought we'd give them the chance to channel their inner splasher through our puddle jumping competition.
PARENTS normally spend half their lives telling children to stay out of puddles, but not this February half term when children of all ages are being encouraged to grab their wellies, get outside and join in puddle jumping championships being held across the UK at WWT's wetland centres.
The warning from Mirfield driving instructor and Kirklees councillor Vivien Lees-Hamilton comes after reports that police in Cambridgeshire are hunting a careless driver who ploughed through a 20ft long puddle to soak mum with a pram.
Loosely based on true-life events, Bubby's Puddle Pond: A Tortuga's Tale of the Desert is a gentle, softcover children's picturebook about the adventures of a young desert tortoise adopted as a pet.
AWhy not pull on those welly boots and dust off that raincoat, head out and embrace the foul weather with a spot of puddle jumping.
The future of grassroots child welfare group Puddle Jumpers is looking brighter with a new home identified for the Forestville-based child welfare group.
When the lights go away, I can see a huge puddle Covered with flying
Sharma PK, De Datta SK (1986) Physical properties and processes of puddle rice soils.