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honeycombed


  • v  carve a honeycomb pattern into
    The cliffs were honeycombed
  • v  penetrate thoroughly and into every part
    the revolutionaries honeycombed the organization
  • v  make full of cavities, like a honeycomb
  • s  pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb)

  • For one thing, Goni demonstrates that the Castillo administration, and particularly the Argentine Foreign Ministry, was honeycombed with Nazi sympathizers as early as 1942--so much .
  • Defense experts say North Korea's countryside is virtually a fortress, honeycombed with hardened bunkers and tunnel complexes shielding troops and supplies.
  • Vietnamese Skyraiders rent the air with ferocious whines as they dive-bombed sections of the city, notably the Chinese quarter of Cholon, which was honeycombed with Viet Cong.
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  • Lorena Hickok in National Review Online
    Journalist Lorena Hickok noted that Pennsylvania was "honeycombed with politicians all fighting for the privilege of distributing patronage."
  • John D Rockefeller in Wall Street Journal
    Rockefeller, according to Tarbell's evidence, "has introduced into business a spy system of the most odious character. He has turned commerce from a peaceful pursuit to war, and honeycombed it with cruel and corrupt practice, turned competition from...

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