interspersed

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"Fact" questions and topical discussions should be interspersed.

These operations were interspersed with plowing and threshing.

As for the table, all I see is a general whiteness, interspersed with objects.

But his speech was interspersed with stronger language than that.

Magnificent forests were interspersed with broad and green prairies.

There was no continuous forest, but extended, well-watered plains, interspersed with groves of a great variety of majestic trees.

It was interspersed with laughter, fond embracing and a few tears.

Bouquets of flowers were interspersed with lights upon the preacher's stand.

Along the sides of the room were flower-beds, interspersed with cushions for repose.

Then all was a long blank, interspersed with fearful dreams.

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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