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Scattered

Used for listed equity securities. Unconcentrated buy or sell interest.
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Scatter them, or they will be fighting one another.
The royal chime of the palace scatters on all sides, and without relaxation, resplendent trills, upon which fall, at regular intervals, the heavy strokes from the belfry of Notre-Dame, which makes them sparkle like the anvil under the hammer.
But it took a good many days hard knitting, and I had to put Grandmother together a good many times, because every time I came near, she'd scatter herself.
It's just a habit they have, to scatter themselves, and if they didn't do it they wouldn't be Fuddles.
I think they are together yet, and if you go softly, without making any noise, perhaps they won't scatter.
Once within the jungle, he found a little knot of determined blacks waiting to give battle to the oncoming horde, but Tarzan cried to them to scatter, keeping out of harm's way until they could gather in force after dark.
Scatter through the forest, picking up as many stragglers as you can find, and at night, if you think that you have been followed, come by roundabout ways to the spot where we killed the elephants today.
When you scatter," explained Tarzan, in conclusion, "your foes will have to scatter to follow you, and so it may happen that if you are watchful you can drop many a Manyuema with your arrows from behind some great trees.
The field thus sown on the basement story, I ran lightly upstairs to scatter my mercies next over the drawing-room floor.
Hartright," he said, "and I don't say that I may not scatter your brains about the fireplace yet.
he said, after meditating for a long time--and said with a deep sigh and an uneasy shifting of his attitude, as though he dismissed some other subject from his thoughts, and returned to that which had held possession of them all the day--the plot thickens; I have thrown the shell; it will explode, I think, in eight-and-forty hours, and should scatter these good folks amazingly.
Mr Galliers, from Launceston, had ventured out into the tide at Port William, near Tintagel, on Saturday afternoon to scatter the ashes of his sister Michelle, who lived in Aberystwyth.