A shot rang out as Brinsley took his own life, sprawling with the gun at his side.
His first moves were sensible enough, given the small number of his force and the sprawling size of the armory.
Frequently, Brown would go with her from the sprawling main house to a small house in the hills.
As dusk approaches, a fog creeps up the slope of the mountain and swallows the sprawling city below—just like Pablo promised.
By bike, car, or foot, you can take in what feels like a picturesque village addendum to the sprawling metropolis across the Bay.
Every facet of the sprawling IC operation was being checked.
He gave the Drilgo a push that sent him sprawling into the bottom of the boat.
A priest leaped for him, but Craig shot a foot out and sent him sprawling.
Drooping branches make a sprawling and sometimes a barren tree.
One of the horses rose up on his hind feet and struck the darkey with his front feet and sent him sprawling on the ground.
Old English spreawlian "move convulsively," with cognates in the Scandinavian languages and North Frisian spraweli, probably ultimately from PIE root *sper- "to strew" (see sprout (v.)). Meaning "to spread or stretch in a careless manner" is attested from 1540s; of things, from 1745. Related: Sprawled; sprawling.
1719, from sprawl (v.); meaning "straggling expansion of built-up districts into surrounding countryside" is from 1955.
[1871+; fr the Hebrew name of a unit of weight and money]