Interspersed



[in-ter-spurs] /ˌɪn tərˈspɜrs/

verb (used with object), interspersed, interspersing.
1.
to scatter here and there or place at intervals among other things:
to intersperse flowers among shrubs.
2.
to diversify with something placed or scattered at intervals:
to intersperse a dull speech with interesting anecdotes.
/ˌɪntəˈspɜːs/
verb (transitive)
1.
to scatter or distribute among, between, or on
2.
to diversify (something) with other things scattered here and there
v.

1560s, from Latin interspersus “strewn, scattered, sprinkled upon,” past participle of *interspergere, from inter- “between” (see inter-) + spargere “to scatter” (see sparse). Related: Interspersed; interspersing.

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