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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intersperse  \In`ter*sperse"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Interspersed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Interspersing}.]  [L. 
  interspersus  interspersed;  inter  between,  among  +  spargere  to 
  scatter.  See  {Sparse}.] 
  1.  To  scatter  or  set  here  and  there  among  other  things  to 
  insert  at  intervals;  as  to  intersperse  pictures  in  a 
  book. 
 
  There  interspersed  in  lawns  and  op'ning  glades, 
  Thin  trees  arise  that  shun  each  other's  shades. 
  --Pope. 
 
  2.  To  diversify  or  adorn  with  things  set  or  scattered  at 
  intervals;  to  place  something  at  intervals  in  or  among; 
  as  to  intersperse  a  book  with  pictures. 
 
  Which  space  is  interspersed  with  small  islands  and 
  rock.  --Cook. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intersperse 
  v  1:  place  at  intervals  in  or  among;  "intersperse  exclamation 
  marks  ina  the  text" 
  2:  introduce  one's  writing  or  speech  with  certain  expressions 
  [syn:  {interlard}] 




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