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While occasional conflicts do arise between coyotes and pets, it’s rare for there to be an issue with humans.
FOUR WILD ANIMALS THAT ARE THRIVING IN CITIESBY RYAN CHELIUS/OUTDOOR LIFEFEBRUARY 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Huge protests led to occasional violence and a renewed attention on systemic societal problems.
A BRUTAL, ISOLATING YEAR LEADS TO BAFFLING BATTLES BETWEEN GOOD AND EVILPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The second in an occasional series about the books that spurred our love of travel.
IN ‘THE WHISPERING LAND,’ A BRITISH NATURALIST COLLECTS TRAVEL TALES — AND ANIMALS WITH TAILS — IN ARGENTINAANDREA SACHSFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Micro spikes are great if most of the run will be icy but are overkill if I’m just traversing the occasional slick patch.
THE GEAR OUR EDITORS LOVED IN JANUARYTHE EDITORSFEBRUARY 3, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The Helix would include an artists-in-residence program and on occasional weekends would open its doors to the public.
AMAZON UNVEILS HELIX BUILDING AS HEART OF CAMPUS IN ARLINGTONFREDRICK KUNKLEFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s an increased responsibility that will fall on the shoulders of transit operators who already have reported increasing verbal and occasional physical attacks as they fear for their own health and well-being.
TRANSPORTATION AGENCIES WRESTLE WITH NEW FEDERAL MASK MANDATELUZ LAZO, LORI ARATANI, JUSTIN GEORGEFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As we get later in the morning and to the afternoon, occasional snow showers are possible, especially in our northern and northeastern suburbs.
UPDATES: AN ICY MORNING WITH SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOPING INTO THE AFTERNOONJASON SAMENOWFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Freezing temperatures and occasional light mixed precipitation mean untreated roads and sidewalks are likely to be icy into Monday morning.
AFTER 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW, AN ICY NIGHT AHEAD IN D.C. AREA. SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLE MONDAY.JASON SAMENOW, DAN STILLMAN, ANDREW FREEDMANFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Major roads and highways, especially treated ones, should remain passable, but they could become slick if we see occasional bursts of moderate to heavy snow.
LET IT SNOW! A FEW INCHES LIKELY TO ACCUMULATE TODAY; MORE TOMORROW INTO TUESDAY?BRIAN JACKSON, DAN STILLMANJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While Levi’s has sold the occasional sweatshirt before, it launched a line called Red Tab sweats late last year.
EVEN LEVI’S IS SUCCUMBING TO THE SWEATPANTS TRENDMARC BAINJANUARY 28, 2021QUARTZ
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WORDS RELATED TO OCCASIONAL

  • exceptional
  • few
  • few and far between
  • isolated
  • limited
  • meager
  • occasional
  • odd
  • rare
  • scant
  • scanty
  • scarce
  • scattered
  • seldom
  • semioccasional
  • sparse
  • spasmodic
  • sporadic
  • stray
  • uncommon
  • unusual
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