usage: spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"; "His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks"
5. riddle, communicate, intercommunicate
usage: speak in riddles
6. riddle, solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, work
usage: explain a riddle
1. riddled, damaged (vs. undamaged)
usage: (often followed by `with') damaged throughout by numerous perforations or holes; "a sweater riddled with moth holes"; "cliffs riddled with caves"; "the bullet-riddled target"
2. riddled, full (vs. empty)
usage: spread throughout; "cities riddled with corruption"