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Many woodlands have evolved to deal with and benefit from periodic fires.

From Vox

Even something as simple as periodic conversations with faculty members to mutually share any feedback, roadblocks, or advice can go a long way.

From Fortune

Despite periodic rallies, oil has remained persistently lower since then.

From Fortune

If the coronavirus starts to regularly circulate like viruses that cause the common cold and seasonal influenza currently do, future vaccination programs might encourage more vulnerable populations to receive periodic vaccinations.

From Fortune

Since 1962, periodic starfish population booms on the Great Barrier Reef have caused widespread coral death.

Settlements in the West Bank have triggered periodic uprisings, the intifadas.

The periodic agony that accompanies sickle cell was joined by the torment of persistent eye infections and repeated surgeries.

And even now that ISIS has retreated from the area, it is still subject to periodic attacks from the Assad regime.

And when you review the periodic table, take special note of Tungsten, or Wolfram.

Conditioning the Fed to react less to periodic market tantrums will take a strong will.

But when we made periodic inspections of boarding houses and the like, he was an entirely different person.

He had seen many sides of New York in the periodic lapses which kept him constantly in search of a new profession.

At times there are periodic attacks of mental perturbation that may become true insanity.

The 'periodic recurrence of intervals' here spoken of may be illustrated on the key-board of a piano.

On the other hand the periodic statement suspends the meaning to the end.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to periodic, such as: annual, intermittent, monthly, occasional, recurrent, and recurring.

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