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intermittent
used in Lonesome Dove

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Definition
stopping and starting — especially at irregular intervals
  • The lightning died and the hard rain stopped, but a drizzle continued; they hit intermittent patches of thick brush and had to back and turn and go on as best they could.
    Chapters 30-31 (97% in)
  • After that, the argument about the motto, or the appropriateness of the sign as a whole, surfaced intermittently when there was nothing else to argue about around the place.
    Chapters 7-8 (69% in)

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