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sporadic
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
recurring irregularly
  • He was balancing himself on the dashboard of his car with that resourcefulness of movement that is so peculiarly American — that comes, I suppose, with the absence of lifting work or rigid sitting in youth and, even more, 76 with the formless grace of our nervous, sporadic games.
    p. 64.3

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