pepper with

phrasal verb

peppered with; peppering with; peppers 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 3 Feb. 2023.

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