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synonyms for intermission

  • interruption
  • interval
  • lull
  • abeyance
  • breather
  • cessation
  • doldrums
  • dormancy
  • downtime
  • interim
  • interlude
  • interregnum
  • latency
  • layoff
  • parenthesis
  • pause
  • quiescence
  • quiescency
  • respite
  • rest
  • spell
  • stop
  • stoppage
  • suspense
  • suspension
  • time
  • time-out
  • wait
  • abeyancy
  • break-off
  • breathing spell
  • let-up
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antonyms for intermission

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  • continuation
  • action
  • activity
  • beginning
  • go
  • persistence
  • start
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How to use intermission in a sentence

Allow me a brief intermission here to complain about how frustrating that is.
THE LIE THAT LINGERS: 3 IN 10 AMERICANS FALSELY BELIEVE THE ELECTION WAS RIDDLED WITH FRAUDPHILIP BUMPJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Without a single driving action, live audience, or intermission, he doesn’t think of “I Hate It Here” as a play.
STUDIO’S NEW AUDIO PLAY HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH HOLIDAYSPATRICK FOLLIARDDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Five minutes after intermission, Aaronson scored his first international goal in his second appearance.
USMNT’S ROUT OF EL SALVADOR SHOWS IT HAS DEPTH AND GOALS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ATLANTICSTEVEN GOFFDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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.
HOLIDAY MUSICAL PRODUCTIONS GO VIRTUALPATRICK FOLLIARDNOVEMBER 25, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
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.
WNO POP-UP OPERA TRUCK DELIVERS MUSIC TO THE PUBLIC, BUT IT’S NOT A PERFECT FITMICHAEL ANDOR BRODEUROCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A long, portable cage had been put together on the stage during the intermission, and within it the ten pacing beasts.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
The bromides were then ordered, and taken without intermission for periods which will subsequently be detailed.
A STATISTICAL INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND TREATMENT OF EPILEPSYALEXANDER HUGHES BENNETT
The burglar entered the room without noise, and the heavy breathing of the sleeper continued without intermission.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
It might be expected to continue without intermission for two or three weeks, and would make a quick end of the sledding.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Before the exercises of the forenoon were concluded, she was summoned to see a visitor, and did not reappear before intermission.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INTERMISSION

  • discontinuation
  • dormancy
  • inactivity
  • intermission
  • latency
  • postponement
  • quiescence
  • recess
  • remission
  • suspension
  • temporarily deferred
  • waiting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.