Definition of "interlard" [in•ter•lard]

  • To insert something foreign into: interlarded the narrative with witty remarks. (verb-transitive)

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Use "interlard" in a sentence
  • "A strange coincidence that Sherwood Smith should use the word "interlard" in his article on info-dumping after my piece on info-dumping was picked up by io9 last week ... and in which I'd written "... the more time the writer has spent researching the details of their world, the more of that research they lard into their story" ..."
  • "Not seldom, in fact, they interlard their plans and hopes for a revival of the sacred liturgy with principles which compromise this holiest of causes in theory or practice, and sometimes even taint it with errors touching Catholic faith and ascetical doctrine."
  • "This was “fisking,” 17th-century-style: a form of argument beloved by bloggers who cut-and-paste something that offends them and then interlard it with commentary."