spread widely

See: disperse
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None of them had been down to Astoria themselves; but rumors spread widely and rapidly from mouth to mouth among the Indian tribes, and are carried to the heart of the interior by hunting parties and migratory hordes.
There were no pictures on the walls but here and there boughs laden with heavy-petalled flowers spread widely against them.
Soon after the French flag spread widely throughout social media, another initiative found its way to people's hearts, asking people to recognise Egypt as a city that is fighting terrorism as well.
The tables were designed by Sheikha herself, making use of coffee beans spread widely on the wooden table and covered with glass.
Mumps, once a common childhood illness, can spread widely when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
There were cases of violence against children in old times, but this information was not spread widely, MP Akylbek Sultanov said on February 24 during a meeting with residents of the city of Osh.
We face a daunting task in combating extremism, especially when such ideas are spread widely through social media," he said, adding that the ISIL threat in Iraq and Syria was also discussed.
Nigeria's outbreak grew from a single airport case, while in the three other countries the disease smoldered for months in remote rain-forest provinces and spread widely before a serious response was mounted.
We will control this importation, or this case of Ebola, so that it does not spread widely in this country.
General Director of Ifta (act of issuing fatwa -legal opinion- in Islamic law) at the Ministry of Awqaf (Religious Endowments) warned that "the fires of terrorism" will spread widely "if we don't work together to put out" them as terrorism is already sweeping Syria and Iraq.
It spread widely on Facebook and Twitter, but police yesterday announced a 17-year-old has been chared with criminal damage.
Christopher Sweeney of Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute cited "the results represented one of the biggest improvements ever seen in survival rates for adults with cancer that has spread widely from its original site.