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riddle
British English: /ˈrɪd(ə)l/
American English: /ˈrɪdl/

Translation of riddle in French:

noun

transitive verb

  • 1 (perforate) See examples: to riddle something with
    cribler quelque chose de
    (bullets, holes)
  • 2 (undermine) See examples: to be riddled with
    (person, organ)
    être rongé or miné par
    (disease)
    (person)
    être rongé par
    (doubt, guilt)
    (issue, language)
    fourmiller de
    (problems, ambiguities, errors)
    it's riddled with corruption
    la corruption règne

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