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Allow me a brief intermission here to complain about how frustrating that is.

Without a single driving action, live audience, or intermission, he doesn’t think of “I Hate It Here” as a play.

Five minutes after intermission, Aaronson scored his first international goal in his second appearance.

TWC’s concert is one hour with no intermission and features members of The Washington Chorus with soloists, guest “Side by Side” high school chorus from Duke Ellington School of the Arts, bells, and more.

Outreach efforts such as the pop-up truck are crucial to maintaining a place for the arts in our much-abused public consciousness through this extended intermission.

He promptly explained the situation, breaking early for intermission.

After a long intermission, they have once again become true detectives—storytellers in search of the truth.

Like, if there was an intermission at dirty movies, so you could go get your Goobers—or Raisinets, for that matter.

As a debate, this was a sideshow, 90 minutes of stilted silliness, an intermission interrupting the real deal.

American Jews thought they had earned a kind of moral intermission that Portnoy seemed not to be respecting.

A long, portable cage had been put together on the stage during the intermission, and within it the ten pacing beasts.

The bromides were then ordered, and taken without intermission for periods which will subsequently be detailed.

The burglar entered the room without noise, and the heavy breathing of the sleeper continued without intermission.

It might be expected to continue without intermission for two or three weeks, and would make a quick end of the sledding.

Before the exercises of the forenoon were concluded, she was summoned to see a visitor, and did not reappear before intermission.


On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intermission, such as: interruption, interval, lull, abeyance, breather, and cessation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.