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punc·tate

 (pŭngk′tāt′) also punc·tat·ed (-tā′tĭd)
adj.
Having tiny spots, points, or depressions.

[From Latin pūnctum, prick mark, from neuter past participle of pungere, to prick; see punctuate.]

punc·ta′tion n.
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But in a strange third set, with the exchanges punctated by fireworks celebrating Australia Day in a nearby park, the ninth seed broke Hewitt's serve three times in succession to win 6-1 in only 30 minutes.