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intermittent
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War and Peace
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  • Meanwhile still more projectiles, now with the swift sinister whistle of a cannon ball, now with the agreeable intermittent whistle of a shell, flew over people’s heads incessantly, but not one fell close by, they all flew over.
  • To that end Kutuzov’s activity was directed during the whole campaign from Moscow to Vilna—not casually or intermittently but so consistently that he never once deviated from it.

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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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