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splatter

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈsplæt.ər/ us    /ˈsplæt̬.ɚ/
(especially of a thick liquid) to hit and cover a surface with small drops, or to cause this to happen: The bike was splattered with mud.
splatter
noun [C]
a splatter of paint
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