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To cover by or as if by scattering something over or on
“Papers scattered the floor, covering every inch like a carpet.”
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To (cause to) separate and go in different directions
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“After one group had enough exercise and fresh air, they would retreat to their bunkers and the next small group would scatter forth.”
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Occur or be found at intervals rather than all together
“This is a landscape of woodlands, forests, reservoirs and farmsteads scattered below high moorland ridges which reach their peak at Shining Tor.”
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To quickly flee
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To defeat or conquer
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To scatter, or be scattered, in a messy way
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To use up carelessly
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To move continuously or freely through a closed system or area
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To pour from or as from a container by accident
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Hit repeatedly with small missiles or gunshot
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(usually "thin out") To make or become less dense, crowded, or numerous
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To bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
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Blow away
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To reduce to fine particles
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To send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
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To vomit
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To set or force apart
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To get rid of (something undesirable or no longer required)
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To run away in a stampede
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A small number
“… played before only a scatter of spectators in that huge stadium.”
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An untidy collection of things lying about
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Spread
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