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intermittent
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Middlemarch
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  • A tub and a clothes-horse at the other end of the kitchen indicated an intermittent wash of small things also going on.
  • Considered as a demise, old Featherstone’s death assumed a merely legal aspect, so that Mr. Vincy could tap his snuff-box over it and be jovial, without even an intermittent affectation of solemnity; and Mr. Vincy hated both solemnity and affectation.

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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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