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peppered

adjective

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peppered

verb
past tense of pepper

Synonyms of peppered (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cover by or as if by scattering something over or on
  • pepper the costume with flecks of glitter

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2 to mark with small spots especially unevenly
  • spilled flour peppered the kitchen floor

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“Peppered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/peppered. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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