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The margin of the cap is very thin and the caps are irregularly funnel-form.

The pores are irregularly shaped and elongated, golden yellow.

Yet I was there irregularly, and I could not explain to them how I came to be there.

Sub-eroded: wing margins when somewhat, but irregularly, indented.

The pods ripen so irregularly that they have to be picked by hand.

She stood there, breathing fast and irregularly until she heard him move.

Their power, however, whether regularly or irregularly exercised, was supreme.

How irregularly his heart beat; how human he felt once more!

Now you are going to live out-of-doors, and get your own meals, irregularly.

The Moros were watching, and fired from time to time, irregularly.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "not in conformity with Church rules," from Old French irreguler (13c., Modern French irrégulier), from Medieval Latin irregularis, from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + Latin regularis (see regular (adj.)). General sense is from late 15c.

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