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McCann isn’t trying to sell wings, he’s trying to convert Pluckers into a fixture of the ambient internet — one of those accounts that’s intermittently retweeted into American life, even if the nearest location is three states away.

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Showers are forecast to continue Friday, as well, and linger intermittently over the weekend.

Daniels’s funny, evocative vocal choices are a highlight of the brisk, often funny but intermittently flat audio play, streaming free on Studio’s website.

Further, volunteer networks of influencer messaging are under no restrictions so long as they only volunteer intermittently, according to the FEC.

For Earth observations, sensors could sweep through a forest intermittently but not be continuously broadcast.

Since Boyhood was shot intermittently over 12 years, did you have a good grasp over the quality of your performance?

In the meantime, the tribe intermittently dances around her—butts shaking and hands in the air, shimmying away the dark thoughts.

This went on for about five minutes intermittently, as I dealt with other officers inquiring about my job and ID.

Self-immolation has been around for centuries, having been intermittently practiced by protesting monks in the East.

Since the spring of 2010, the financial world has been intermittently paralyzed by euro fear.

I have placed in the above list several flowers that are intermittently fragrant, like the hepatica, or liver-leaf.

Thunder is heard intermittently, and from time to time the windows are shaken by the violence of the wind.

Hostilities continued intermittently until John of Castile died, without leaving issue by Beatrice, in 1390.

They had lain down on the platform near the iron railing which encompassed it, and Branasko was dozing intermittently.

It uplifts its voice about two hours before sunset and continues calling intermittently until some time after sunrise.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intermittently, such as: occasionally, periodically, sporadically, again, betimes, and every so often.

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