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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
aberrate, addition, adjunct, aggrandizement, ampliation, amplification, attenuation, augmentation, awkward, bestrew, branch, branch out, broadcast, broadcasting, broadening, circumfuse, circumfusion, crescendo, deal out, deltoid, deploy, deployment, diffract, diffraction, diffuse, diffusion, dilution, dispensation, dispense, dispersal, disperse, dispersion, dispread, disseminate, dissemination, dissipation, distribute, distribution, divaricate, diverge, divergence, divide, enlargement, evaporation, expand, expansion, extend, extension, fan, fan out, fan-shape, fan-shaped, fanlike, fanned, fanning, fanning out, flabelliform, flare, flared, flaring, fragmentation, gawky, go away, go off, hiking, increase, issue, lumbering, lumpish, magnification, open, open up, outspread, outstretch, outstretched, overgrow, overrun, overscatter, oversow, overspread, patulous, peppering, propagate, propagation, publication, publish, radiate, radiation, raising, ramify, retail, scatter, scattering, scatterment, separate, shotgun pattern, sow, sow broadcast, sowing, spattering, splayed, splaying, spraddle, spraddled, spraddling, sprangle, sprangled, sprangling, sprawl, sprawling, sprawly, spread, spread like wildfire, spread out, spreading, sprinkling, stretched-out, strew, strewing, unfold, unfolded, ungainly, upping, utter, volatilization, wide-open, widen, widening, widespread
Dictionary Results for splay:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: turned outward in an ungainly manner; "splay knees"
    n 1: an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem
    v 1: spread open or apart; "He splayed his huge hands over the
    2: turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet
       dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees" [syn: turn
       out, splay, spread out, rotate]
    3: move out of position; "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip
       joint luxated and had to be put back surgically" [syn:
       dislocate, luxate, splay, slip]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Splay \Splay\, v. t. [Abbrev. of display.]
   1. To display; to spread. [Obs.] "Our ensigns splayed."
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   2. To dislocate, as a shoulder bone.
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   3. To spay; to castrate. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
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   4. To turn on one side; to render oblique; to slope or slant,
      as the side of a door, window, etc. --Oxf. Gloss.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Splay \Splay\, a.
   Displayed; spread out; turned outward; hence, flat; ungainly;
   as, splay shoulders.
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         Sonwthing splay, something blunt-edged, unhandy, and
         infelicitous.                            --M. Arnold.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Splay \Splay\, a. (Arch.)
   A slope or bevel, especially of the sides of a door or
   window, by which the opening is made larged at one face of
   the wall than at the other, or larger at each of the faces
   than it is between them.
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