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pepper sth with sth

verb uk phrasal verb with pepper   /ˈpep.ər/ us    //

(HIT)

to hit something repeatedly with small objects: The city's walls were peppered with bullets.

(INCLUDE)

[often passive] If you pepper a speech or piece of writing with something, you include a lot of that particular thing: The letter was peppered with exclamation marks.
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