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intermittent
used in For Whom the Bell Tolls

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stopping and starting — especially at irregular intervals
  • He circled the hillside through the pines and all the time there was the throbbing, drumming of the planes and across the shattered bridge on the road below, around the bend of the road there was the intermittent hammering fire of a heavy machine gun.
    Chapter 43 (49% in)

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