Definition of 'intersperse'
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Times of prayer were interspersed with moments of laughter. Christianity Today (2000)There are magical moments but interspersed with meandering nonsense. The Sun (2010)Those talking heads are interspersed with archive footage of the great man himself. The Sun (2015)Talking heads are interspersed with archive footage and amusing cartoons. The Sun (2011)Footage from the show was interspersed with images of the war. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Surely they would need to see the other characters or have my monologue interspersed with newsreel footage of the camps. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Mr Mort was replaced by some light salsa music interspersed with incredibly sad harmonica riffs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Moments of calm and serenity are interspersed with bursts of extreme violence which increase in frequency as a robbery gone wrong takes its toll. The Sun (2011)This one interspersed old footage of police at work with reconstructions and interviews with retired cops, talking about how it had all gone to the dogs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In fact, most plants rather relished having a regular drink, interspersed with short bursts of sun and periods of relative warmth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is a mix of legal anecdotes, poetry readings, excerpts from his work and whimsical stories from his childhood interspersed with music. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The MoD performance will be interspersed with recent footage from the front line, some of it shot by squaddies on their mobile phones. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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