The sun, as it turns out, is spitting out more harmful radiation than airport scanners ever thought about.
As Entertainment Weekly reviewed, "Haley, full of spitting fury and loathing, makes [Rorschach] a gripping hellion."
“People have told me that I look like him, act like him, that my kids are the spitting image of him,” she said.
I know they ended up putting a spit bag on his head because he was getting really violent and spitting and who knows what.
He does not listen to patriotic hymns on road trips, but rap, spitting along to the sounds of Snoop Dogg.
At last he lay down, but for a long time he kept coughing, spitting, and tossing about.
These, from their spitting proclivities, might be called Spitfires.
spitting out their life-juices spitefully, in unwilling martyrdom.
There was a tremendous snarling and spitting and screeching.
After an interval he began again: "It was a day just like this, only spitting snow, when I come up here for you the first time."
"expel saliva," Old English spittan (Anglian), spætan (West Saxon), from PIE *sp(y)eu-, of imitative origin (see spew). Not the usual Old English word for this; spætlan (see spittle) and spiwan (see spew) are more common. Meaning "to eject saliva (at someone or something) as a gesture of contempt" is in Old English.
"saliva," c.1300, from spit (v.). Meaning "the very likeness" is attested from c.1600 (e.g. spitting image, attested from 1901); cf. French craché in same sense. Military phrase spit and polish first recorded 1895.
"sharp-pointed rod on which meat is roasted," Old English spitu, from Proto-Germanic *spituz (cf. Middle Dutch spit, Swedish spett, Old High German spiz, German Spieß "spit," German spitz "pointed"), from PIE *spei- "sharp point" (see spike (n.1)). This is also the source of the word meaning "sandy point" (1670s). Old French espois, Spanish espeto "spit" are Germanic loan-words. The verb meaning "to put on a spit" is recorded from c.1200.
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