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by fits and starts

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  • as inpiecemeal
  • as inirregularly
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Synonyms for by fits and starts

adj bit by bit
  • gradual
  • at intervals
  • by degrees
  • by fits and starts
  • fitfully
  • fragmentary
  • gradually
  • intermittent
  • intermittently
  • interrupted
  • little by little
  • partial
  • partially
  • patchy
  • spotty
  • step by step

More words related to by fits and starts

irregularly

adverb. intermittently

piecemeal

adverb. bit by bit

piecemeal

adjective. bit by bit
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