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synonyms for intervals

  • hiatus
  • intermission
  • interruption
  • layoff
  • lull
  • spell
  • breach
  • comma
  • delay
  • distance
  • downtime
  • five
  • gap
  • interim
  • interlude
  • interregnum
  • lacuna
  • letup
  • meantime
  • opening
  • parenthesis
  • period
  • playtime
  • rest
  • season
  • space
  • ten
  • term
  • time
  • time-out
  • wait
  • while
  • breathing space
  • pausation
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antonyms for intervals

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  • continuation
  • closure
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How to use intervals in a sentence

Beside her was a box of bonbons, which she held out at intervals to Madame Ratignolle.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
But at intervals I still felt an inexpressible longing to see or hear from my mother.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
The Vine appears at intervals, but is not general through this region: Indian Corn is also rare, and appears in small patches.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
For six days Mamma wept at intervals, and showed the woman in black all Punch's clothes—a liberty which Punch resented.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
It was piteous to see how in these intervals his delusions were always shaped by the bitterest experiences of his life.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Various French expeditions, sent out at intervals, continue to this day to maintain that possession for the Kings of France.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Again, he may have lucid intervals during which he is quite as capable of contracting as other persons.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Water was supplied to the soil at certain intervals, and the jars were carefully weighed.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
She seldom came to England, though at frequent intervals her father went over to visit her.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
We readily note that these lights appear to close in behind us, and widen their intervals in the direction in which we journey.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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