Were riddled with - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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be riddled with (something)
To be full of or consumed with something. Your proposal was completely unrealistic and riddled with flaws—that's why it was rejected. He is still riddled with guilt over the car accident he caused last month.
be ˈriddled with something be full of something, especially something bad or unpleasant: His body was riddled with cancer. ♢ Her typing was slow and riddled with mistakes.
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Garner made his comments in the context of a judge's recent ruling that a lawyer's fees be reduced because "his filings were riddled with