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adjective riddled pronunciation in American English /ˈrɪd(ə)ld/

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  1. 1
    full of a lot of small holes, usually made by bullets
    riddled with:

    No one was fatally injured, despite the car being riddled with bullets.

  2. 2
    containing a lot of things that are bad or not wanted
    riddled with:

    The organization was riddled with spies.

    The team produced another disappointing performance riddled with errors.



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