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adjective as in postponed

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At intervals the bells of the churches intermitted their clangor, no doubt in the hope of having silenced the belfry.

While these dispositions were being made, the skirmishing and cannonade were never intermitted for an instant.

Indeed, the lava was now almost ceasing to flow, and the bombardment of pumice-stone and fiery cinders had intermitted a little.

Her heart struggled, intermitted its beat, then throbbed against his reclining head as if it were a hammer.

Presently they were setting; up the house at Beckengham, and my aunt intermitted her intellectual activities.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intermitted, such as: delayed, suspended, adjourned, prorogued, scrubbed, and shelved.

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