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English definition of “be shot through with sth”

be shot through with sth

to show or contain a particular emotion or quality in a noticeable way all the way through: Her novel is shot through with a haunting lyricism . The report was shot through with inaccuracies . → See also shoot throughFull
(Definition of be shot through with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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