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adverb as in rhythmically


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This is evident not only in the upheaval that stretched from Atlanta to Wisconsin this year, but in the periodic upheaval that has repeated across the last century.

From Vox

The periodic unwinding of these positions adds further price volatility to tech stocks.

From Fortune

Even before the pandemic, companies were facing mounting losses from periodic supply chain bottlenecks and shutdowns.

From Fortune

By varying the exposure to fuel in a periodic pattern, the temperature varies and the micromuscle accordions.

She’s the creative mind behind many of our website’s beguiling video explainers, including a recent one on how an element earns a place on the periodic table.

She would periodically show up at the house and stay in the attic, where she hung beads and burned incense.

Take, for instance, those with sleep apnea, in which breathing periodically stops and starts throughout the night.

“Ahhhmm-hmmmm,” our ranger periodically grunts, signaling our friendly intentions.

Time passed, and periodically a scholarly blog would raise a metaphorical eyebrow about the lack of test results.

The North periodically launches Scuds, like the ones on Thursday, and sometimes these events have geopolitical meaning.

And furthermore, I imagine something else about this—quite unlike the old Bible—I imagine all of it periodically revised.

To avoid the damp and cold of English winters he was periodically taken to the south of France.

The tidal rivers mentioned previously are actually estuaries of Chesapeake Bay and they flow periodically inland.

One of the finest sights in the church is that which the guilds of the place periodically make.

Then matters became strangely complicated, as they seem to be periodically throughout Irish history.

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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to periodically, such as: annually, regularly, repeatedly, and systematically.

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