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strew

verb [T] uk   /struː/ (strewed, strewn or strewed) us  
to spread things untidily over a surface, or to be spread untidily over a surface: They marked the end of the war by strewing flowers over the graves of 18,000 soldiers. Wine bottles and dirty dishes were strewn across the lawn. Her clothes lay strewn on the floor. The park was strewn with litter after the concert.Spreading and scattering
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