verb[with object] literary
Sprinkle all over with small drops or amounts of a substance: their lips were besprinkled with flakes of pastry
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- His vesture was dabbled in blood - and his broad brow, with all the features of the face, was besprinkled with the scarlet horror.
- He staggered against the rock, and felt it chill and damp; while a hanging twig, that had been all on fire, besprinkled his cheek with the coldest dew.
- The very inclusions of the various accusations of Witchcraft, which besprinkle the book, are seemingly against the scientific mindset of the times.
Words that rhyme with besprinklecrinkle, sprinkle, tinkle, twinkle, winkle, wrinkle
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