Thesaurus / piecemeal
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Our ministers make their statements to both Houses indirectly and piecemeal, through the medium of the Committees.

By piecemeal and imperfect disclosures her curiosity was kept alive.

Ormond, Volume II (of 3)Charles Brockden Brown

Piecemeal he learnt her story, and perceived the weakness of her character.

To Tell You the TruthLeonard Merrick

I wish Providence would keep the punishment till all the sins are done—this piecemeal retribution is the devil.

DustJulian Hawthorne

The scientific attitude is tentative and piecemeal, believing what it finds evidence for, and no more.

We have a strong and rooted objection to this kind of piecemeal legislation.

"piecemeal" to fifteen louis-d'or; Grimm reassures the father by telling him that repayment may be indefinitely postponed.

All that could be sold has been sold, piecemeal, by the heirs.

And so by piecemeal, with many a question and interruption, he told them the story of that remarkable battle and his own capture.

Joscelyn CheshireSara Beaumont Kennedy

They have made laws by piecemeal, as breaches are repaired in walls.

A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 3 (of 10)Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)

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