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in·ter·sperse / ˌintərˈspərs/ • v. [tr.] (often be interspersed) scatter among or between other things; place here and there: interspersed between tragic stories are a few songs supplying comic relief. ∎  diversify (a thing or things) with other things at intervals: a patchwork of open fields interspersed with copses of pine.DERIVATIVES: in·ter·sper·sion / -ˈspərzhən/ n.

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