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intermittent
used in Treasure Island

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stopping and starting — especially at irregular intervals
  • As for the latter's sailing, it was so wild and intermittent, and she hung each time so long in irons, that she certainly gained nothing, if she did not even lose.
    Chapter 24 — The Cruise of the Coracle (69% in)

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