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bestrew, disperse, litter, scatter, spread, sprinkle, toss  
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  ( strews    3rd person present)   ( strewing    present participle)   ( strewed    past tense)   ( strewn    past participle  ) To strew things somewhere, or to strew a place with things, means to scatter them there.      verb  
The racoons knock over the rubbish bins in search of food, and strew the contents all over the ground...      V n prep/adv  
An elderly woman was strewing the floor with French chalk so that the dancing shoes would not slip...      V n with n  
By the end, bodies were strewn all round the headquarters building.      V-ed  

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stew, stream, streak, street

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