intersperse

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Intersperse the pieces of chicken with layers of paste in square slices.

Some funny incidents too, intersperse themselves from time to time.

If you have, commit half-a-dozen texts to memory, and intersperse them judiciously through your conversation.

But these they do exceedingly well, and intersperse them, with singular ingenuity, wherever they find room for the chisel.

Intersperse prayers with your exhortations, and thereby call down fire from heaven, even the fire of the Holy Ghost.

They must lessen our faults, appear to excuse them, intersperse praises and evidence of love and esteem.

Our author is wont to break off suddenly and intersperse his arguments with affectionate words of exhortation.

These kind of observations you have always wished me to intersperse, as they arise to my thoughts.

Make this force-meat into balls, and intersperse them among the pieces of chicken.

That a grave historian should intersperse the innumerable trivialities of the Worthies may be only less shocking.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, from Latin interspersus "strewn, scattered, sprinkled upon," past participle of *interspergere, from inter- "between" (see inter-) + spargere "to scatter" (see sparse). Related: Interspersed; interspersing.

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