spill


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Synonyms for spill

Synonyms for spill

to grow or spread in a disorderly or planless fashion

to come to the ground suddenly and involuntarily

a sudden involuntary drop to the ground

Synonyms for spill

liquid that is spilled

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a channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction

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the act of allowing a fluid to escape

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a sudden drop from an upright position

cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container

flow, run or fall out and become lost

cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over

pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities

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reduce the pressure of wind on (a sail)

References in classic literature ?
Tom Saft--the rogue--took care to spill a little by accident; but Mrs.
I can't courtesy to you, monsieur, or I shall spill my tea," said the lady.
But they jeered defiantly, for they knew it was in my power to luff the helm and let go the main-sheet, so as to spill the wind and escape damage.
What will you do, if you have the misfortune to spill the salt?
instructed to spill it along in a furrow and afterward inhume it with
Yet suicide, quick or slow, a sudden spill or a gradual oozing away through the years, is the price John Barleycorn exacts.
But I think they'll a' gang daft, and spill bluid like wather
Suppose the servant really killed the master, or suppose the master isn't really dead, or suppose the master is dressed up as the servant, or suppose the servant is buried for the master; invent what Wilkie Collins' tragedy you like, and you still have not explained a candle without a candlestick, or why an elderly gentleman of good family should habitually spill snuff on the piano.
He was outwardly calm, but I noticed his hands, which from long force of habit were mechanically straightening the spill vases on the mantel-piece, were shaking violently.
And though our tropes of fairyland be mixed with those of entomology they shall not spill one drop of ambrosia from the rose-crowned melody of Maggie's one perfect night.
As it was, they narrowly escaped capture by some privateers from the fifth-form rooms, who were on the lookout for the hot-water convoys, and pursued them up to the very door of their room, making them spill half their load in the passage.
He dressed in haste, and as though carrying his cup full of wrath, and fearing to spill any over, fearing to lose with his wrath the energy necessary for the interview with his wife, he went into her room directly he heard she was up.
I was fatuously full of my own late tremors and present relief; and my first idiotic act was to spill some whiskey and squirt the soda-water all over in my anxiety to do instant justice to the occasion.
A grinning small boy, in a small, bright-painted and half-decked skiff, sailed close in to the wall and let go his sheet to spill the wind.
Bill, Bill, for dear God's sake, for your own, for mine, stop before you spill my blood