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 Meanings and Examples of SPLASH
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splash
 v.  cause fluid to scatter in flying masses; strike and dash about, as water, mud
Classic Sentence: (83 in 6 pages)
1  She grabbed his arm and felt her tears of fright splash down her wrist.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
2  She heard the splash of hooves behind her and moved farther over on the narrow sidewalk to avoid more mud splotches on Aunt Pittypat's cloak.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
3  The magic place was deserted: there was no sound but the splash of the water on the lily-pads, and a distant drift of music that might have been blown across a sleeping lake.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
4  They ate their sandwiches by a prairie slew: long grass reaching up out of clear water, mossy bogs, red-winged black-birds, the scum a splash of gold-green.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
5  Their cheerful voices and the slow splash and clank of oars came back to Carol from the dimness.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
6  The next, a loud splash announced that my brave Queequeg had dived to the rescue.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 78. Cistern and Buckets.
7  Outside the soft, monotonous splash of a fountain could be heard; the sound penetrated into the room with the heavy odor of jessamine that came through the open windows.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXX
8  There was a long line of hogs, with squeals and lifeblood ebbing away together; until at last each started again, and vanished with a splash into a huge vat of boiling water.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 3
9  Something black passed quickly by him to the side of the boat, and he heard a splash in the water.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
10  Well, Mas'r," said Tom, "towards morning something brushed by me, and I kinder half woke; and then I hearn a great splash, and then I clare woke up, and the gal was gone.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
11  It fell straight, and true as a die; clove the water with a scarcely audible splash; and was gone.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
12  In a few moments a splash was audible from the pond outside.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
13  It was the splash of a stone in the pond.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 5 An Old Move Inadvertently Repeated
14  There was a second splash into the pond.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 5 An Old Move Inadvertently Repeated
15  Has a white splash of acid upon his forehead.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
Example Sentence:
1  When the oak is before the ash, then you will only get a splash; when the ash is before the oak, then you may expect a soak.
2  If he wanted to splash out on a new car it would take him a couple of days to get his hands on the cash.
3  Their manure, which emerges as a liquid, tends to splash everywhere, including into milking equipment.
4  She splashed her face with cold water.
5  Big tears ran down her cheeks and splashed onto the paper.
6  The headlines were splashed across the front page of every newspaper.
7  She ran up the drive, splashing through the puddles.
8  Water was splashing from a hole in the roof.
9  Cars are driven through the mess, splashing everyone in range.
10  They were splashing about in the surf.
11  She went nearer to watch them, and just as she came up to them she heard one of them say, "Look out now, Five! Don't go splashing paint over me like that!"