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OTHER WORDS FROM strewnun·strewed, adjectiveun·strewn, adjective
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It’s a pothole-strewn maze of regulations and supply chains that companies must navigate to get their vaccine distributed, eventually to almost every person on the planet.The ‘last mile’ for COVID-19 vaccines could be the biggest challenge yet|Tina Hesman Saey|December 3, 2020|Science News
In addition to 14 stationary drivers in the center, the outer speakers rotate at the ends of the perforated case in order to direct sound right where you need it without the need for extra devices strewn about your living room.
There might be hundreds of millions or even billions of these sites strewn across the lunar surface.Water on the moon should be more accessible than we thought|Neel Patel|October 26, 2020|MIT Technology Review
On my most recent trip, I initially picked up a walking stick because the so-called trail we were following—the Western Uplands, in Algonquin Park—turned out to be one long river of rock-strewn, boot-sucking mud.Scientists Weigh in on the Great Trekking Pole Debate|Alex Hutchinson|October 23, 2020|Outside Online
Lab counters were strewn with pipettes and roughly smartphone-size plastic plates that held 96 semi-spherical wells, each about a half-centimeter in diameter, in 8-by-12 grids.A Physicist’s Approach to Biology Brings Ecological Insights|Gabriel Popkin|October 13, 2020|Quanta Magazine
When Louise and Bibi returned to their home, they found it strewn with ammunition and pockmarked with mortar craters.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The world had become a different place and I found myself unequipped to interpret a whole new landmine-strewn nomenclature.
It was pure good fortune that landed the Gathering in Licking County, a farm-strewn block of land east of Columbus.A Report From the Misunderstood Gathering of the Juggalos|Steve Miller|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now those are destroyed, too, and the animals are strewn about, bloating and stinking, as if in a tableau of “Guernica.”
The Great War claimed many more victims long after the torn, corpse-strewn landscape of France and Flanders had healed.
Broken crocks should be strewn upon the tray, and on to this is heaped peaty soil mixed with sand.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
Indeed, it seemed that could Perry's wish have been complied with, I should be back on the "lead-strewn fields of Cuby."The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
My dear sir,” said Aristide, “trust in me, and your path and that of the charming Mrs. Ducksmith will be strewn with roses.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Suddenly the moon appeared between the branches, and then the waves were strewn as if with countless stars.Honey-Bee|Anatole France
This Catacomb has been often rifled, and the galleries are strewn with marble fragments of its monuments.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow