spat


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Synonyms for spat

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Synonyms for spat

a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles

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come down like raindrops

become permanently attached

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strike with a sound like that of falling rain

clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

engage in a brief and petty quarrel

spawn

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clap one's hands together

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Four experiments were designed to assess the effects of salinity, diet, diet availability, and rearing site on the growth and survival of pearl oyster spat.
The Spanish international said: "I categorically deny that I spat at anybody after the match.
Matthew Seidman, a marriage and family therapist in Sherman Oaks, said men don't necessarily forget the details of marital spats.
The principal was unaware the teacher spat in the child's face.
Joseph Sydenham spat at the ticket inspector on the Number 11 in Witton's Brookvale Road on May 23.
Asked if he had been spat at, Stearman added: "Yes, but I'm not going to speak about it.
KEY WORDS: Crassostrea virginica, Eurvpanopeus depressus, Rhithropanopeus harrisii, spat mortality, predator prey dynamics, oyster restoration
We are living in a civilised world and which civilised person would like to tie someone on a platform and invite all passers-by to spit on them because they spat on the road
1 : to force (saliva) from the mouth <He spat on the ground.
The organisation carried out a poll of nearly 300 soccer fans from 19 clubs around England and found they were overwhelmingly upset by the incident in which Bolton's ex-Liverpool FC striker, El-Hadji Diouf, spat at Portsmouth's Arjan de Zeeuw.
Former Cardiff City midfielder Richard Langley was left shocked after allegedly being spat at by Bluebirds fans as his Queens Park Rangers team claimed a 1-0 win at Loftus Road last night.
Middlesbrough schoolboy James Shields, of Colliers Green, complained that the Senegalese international spat at him during the 1-1 draw.
Police are still investigating an incident at Middlesbrough earlier this month when fans claimed Diouf spat at them.
An 11-year-old fan claims he was hit by liquid from a drinks bottle which Diouf spat out as he left the pitch upon being substituted.