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 for sparge
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sparge \Sparge\, v. t. [L. spargere; cf. F. asperger.]
     To sprinkle; to moisten by sprinkling; as, to sparge paper.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of sprinkling or splashing water; "baptized with a
           sprinkling of holy water"; "a sparge of warm water over the
           malt" [syn: sprinkle, sprinkling, sparge]
      v 1: agitate by introducing air or compressed gas; "sparge the
      2: scatter with liquid; wet lightly; "Sprinkle the lawn" [syn:
         sprinkle, sparge, besprinkle]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  60 Moby Thesaurus words for "sparge":
     aerosol, asperge, aspergil, aspergillum, atomizer, bedew,
     bespatter, besprinkle, clyster, concentrate sprayer, dabble, damp,
     dampen, dash, dew, douche, enema, foam, fountain syringe, froth,
     hose, hose down, humect, humectate, humidify, irrigate,
     mist concentrate sprayer, moisten, needle bath, nozzle, paddle,
     plash, shower, shower bath, shower head, slobber, slop, slosh,
     sparger, spatter, spindrift, splash, splatter, sponge, spray,
     spray can, sprayer, sprinkle, sprinkler, sprinkler head,
     sprinkling system, spume, swash, syringe, water, watercart,
     watering can, watering pot, wet, wet down

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