[ rid-ld ]
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  1. filled with, and often thoroughly weakened by, something undesirable (used in combination):For decades taxpayers subsidized this fault-riddled nuclear plant, with its defective reactors and substandard construction.

  2. pierced in many places (usually used in combination):His bullet-riddled body was found two days later.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of riddle2.

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