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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTERMITTENCE

Its belief is like a broken dream—an intermittence of light and shade.

This conduit explains why the intermittence is observed in Siloam.

The intermittence of the tumefaction serves to differentiate the swelling from abscess or morbid growth.

Intermittence and irregularity of the pulse are not exactly the same thing.

It seems that we must rather admit an intermittence, an alteration between affirmation and negation.

The first thing that will strike the student is the intermittence of the efforts of the church to establish the world City of God.

The younger of the two swimmers expressed astonishment at this intermittence, which his companion easily explained.

He remarked, also, that the intermittence of the child's power seemed to depend in a measure on her state of mind.

As this is done twice in every twenty-four hours, the phenomenon of intermittence occurs just as often.

It would seem that we must seek for some special cause of the pleasurable effect of intermittence in certain cases.

WORD ORIGIN

1796; see intermittent + -ence.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INTERMITTENCE

reappearance

nounrecurrence
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