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    1. He had a thick scattering of brown freckles over his ruddy skin, what you could see of it thru the whiskers

    2. A stick whacked at a clump of waist high nettles, sending fragments of the sting-laden leaves scattering across the rough grassland at the edge of the meadow

    3. The walkers turned east, following the path, disturbing sheep and scattering a bevy of rabbits

    4. There was a small scattering of throw rugs around

    5. With one stroke of one double paw it turned over the whole campsite, scattering the fireplace, the cookware, the clothing and the blanket

    6. scattering chick down in thin, sticky layers on rusting welds

    7. I don't know if it was the reflections in the sea, or the lights from passing ships, or maybe the peaceful scattering of tables and chairs in the street, or even the girl, the mountains, the bells, or all of it all together, but that was the evening the spirit of the village of Sophia stood before me, showed me her face and stole me away

    8. I pictured food in the pot and someone, perhaps the cook from his ship, wiping down the wooden table then shaking out the cloth through the window - not realising he was scattering seeds

    9. with their scattering of holly and hawthorn, and the single trees that

    10. The tide was right in; waves wildly swooshing up against the rocks scattering droplets of brine for metres up in the air where they sparkled in the sun, the wind-borne spray hitting her in the face

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    Synonyms for "scattering"

    scatter scattering strewing dispersion sprinkle sprinkling

    "scattering" definitions

    a small number (of something) dispersed haphazardly

    the physical process in which particles are deflected haphazardly as a result of collisions

    a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby

    spreading widely or driving off

    the act of scattering