One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a sprinkle of stars peppered the desert skies’
sprinkle, fleck, intersperse, dot, spot, bespatter, dab, bestud, stipple, pock, freckle, scatter
literary befleck, bestrew
2‘another burst of enemy bullets peppered the tank’
bombard, pelt, shower, rain down on, attack, assail, batter, fire a broadside at, strafe, rake, sweep, enfilade, blitz, hit
archaic cannonade, fusillade
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.