pepper with

phrasal verb
peppered with; peppering with; peppers with

Definition of pepper with

1 : to hit (someone) repeatedly with (something) The boxer peppered his opponent with punches. often used figuratively The reporters peppered her with questions.
2 : to put a small amount of (something) on many different parts of (a surface) usually used as (be) peppered with His face is peppered with freckles.
3 : to put (something) in many places in (a story, speech, etc.) She peppered the report with statistics.

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“Pepper with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pepper%20with. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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