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    stars in the sky

    I want to express the idea that the sky was full of stars.

    How can I complete this sentence?

    A warm breeze was blowing and the sky was ... with stars.

    I thought about laden, but decided it wouldn't work.

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    Re: stars in the sky

    ablaze
    aglow
    awash
    blazing
    glittering
    glowing
    shimmering
    sparkling
    splattered
    strewn
    vibrant
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: stars in the sky

    Of Tarheel's list of suggestions, my favourite is "strewn". You could also use "bedecked" or "bejewelled".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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