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intermittent
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The Great Gatsby
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  • The music had died down as the ceremony began and now a long cheer floated in at the window, followed by intermittent cries of "Yea — ea — ea!" and finally by a burst of jazz as the dancing began.
  • The prolonged and tumultuous argument that ended by herding us into that room eludes me, though I have a sharp physical memory that, in the course of it, my underwear kept climbing like a damp snake around my legs and intermittent beads of sweat raced cool across my back.

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  • During the day it was never far from her immediate consciousness, intermittently returning at unsuspected moments, whispering and taunting her.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • They sat on a low hill, two salads between them, the sun making intermittent, appearances behind slow-moving clouds.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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