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pass around, circularise, circularize, disperse, diffuse, spread, broadcast, propagate, disseminate, distribute, circulate
v. cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
riddle, imbue, diffuse, interpenetrate, penetrate, pervade, permeate
v. spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"; "His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks"
fan out, spread out, spread, diffuse
v. move outward; "The soldiers fanned out"
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diffuse
adj. spread out; not concentrated in one place; "a large diffuse organization"
diffuse
adj. lacking conciseness; "a diffuse historical novel"
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increase
v. become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased"
grow
v. become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
mushroom
v. grow and spread fast; "The problem mushroomed"
stretch
v. become longer by being stretched and pulled; "The fabric stretches"
shape up, get along, get on, come along, come on, advance, progress
v. develop in a positive way; "He progressed well in school"; "My plants are coming along"; "Plans are shaping up"
build
v. develop and grow; "Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera"
tumesce, tumefy, intumesce, swell up, swell
v. expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling"
flower, blossom, bloom
v. produce or yield flowers; "The cherry tree bloomed"
distend
v. cause to expand as it by internal pressure; "The gas distended the animal's body"
expand, flourish, thrive, boom
v. grow vigorously; "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming"
proliferate
v. grow rapidly; "Pizza parlors proliferate in this area"
disperse
v. separate (light) into spectral rays; "the prosm disperses light"
burgeon
v. grow and flourish; "The burgeoning administration"; "The burgeoning population"
make full, fill up, fill
v. make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
imbue, soak
v. fill, soak, or imbue totally; "soak the bandage with disinfectant"
saturate, impregnate
v. infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol"
tincture, instill, infuse, impregnate
v. fill, as with a certain quality; "The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide"
extend
v. open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"
indoctrinate
v. teach doctrines to; teach uncritically; "The Moonies indoctrinate their disciples"
communicate
v. be in verbal contact; interchange information or ideas; "He and his sons haven't communicated for years"; "Do you communicate well with your advisor?"
present, deliver
v. deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); "The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students"
annunciate, herald, foretell, harbinger, announce
v. foreshadow or presage
surprise, storm
v. attack by storm; attack suddenly
occupy, invade
v. march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation; "Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939"
spread out, string out
v. set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series; "the houses were strung out in a long row"
disperse, dust, dot, sprinkle, scatter
v. distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
spread
v. cover by spreading something over; "spread the bread with cheese"
carry
v. transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication; "put down 5 and carry 2"
swamp, inundate, flood, deluge
v. fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"
spread out, open, spread, unfold
v. spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms"
wander
v. go via an indirect route or at no set pace; "After dinner, we wandered into town"
infiltrate
v. pass into or through by filtering or permeating; "the substance infiltrated the material"
uprise, rise, resurrect
v. return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"
overrun
v. seize the position of and defeat; "the Crusaders overran much of the Holy Land"
spread out, scatter, dissipate, disperse
v. move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
spread out, scatter, dissipate, disperse
v. move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
break up, scatter, dispel, dissipate, disperse
v. to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
distribute
v. spread throughout a given area; "the function distributes the values evenly"
spread out, expand
v. extend in one or more directions; "The dough expands"
bust, raid
v. search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on; "The police raided the crack house"
spread out
adj. "The spread-out cards"
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pass, draw, run, guide
v. pass over, across, or through; "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers"
parceled out, meted out, doled out, dealt out, apportioned
adj. given out in portions
diffused
adj. (of light rays) subjected to scattering by reflection from a rough surface or transmission through a translucent material; "diffused light"
dispensed
adj. distributed or weighted out in carefully determined portions; "medicines dispensed to the sick"
spread
adj. prepared or arranged for a meal; especially having food set out; "a table spread with food"
shared out, divided up, shared, divided
adj. distributed in portions (often equal) on the basis of a plan or purpose
encyclical
adj. intended for wide distribution; "an encyclical letter"
rationed
adj. distributed equitably in limited individual portions; "got along as best we could on rationed meat and sugar"
scattered
adj. occurring or distributed over widely spaced and irregular intervals in time or space; "scattered showers"; "scattered villages"
spaced, separated
adj. spaced apart
thin, sparse
adj. not dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
unfocussed, unfocused
adj. not concentrated at one point or upon one objective; "diversity...in our huge unfocused country"- Owen Wister
long-winded, wordy, windy, verbose, tedious
adj. using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"
verbal
adj. prolix; "you put me to forget a lady's manners by being so verbal"- Shakespeare
tautologic, pleonastic, tautological, redundant
adj. repetition of same sense in different words; "`a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions"; "the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological"; "at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant
redundant, wordy
adj. use of more words than required to express an idea: "a wordy gossipy account of a simple incident"; "a redundant text crammed with amplifications of the obvious"
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concentrated
adj. gathered together or made less diffuse; "their concentrated efforts"; "his concentrated attention"; "concentrated study"; "a narrow thread of concentrated ore"
concise
adj. expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"
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