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Umansky built up sources at the Civilian Complaint Review Board, which investigates complaints against NYPD officers, and learned how allegations about the use of force seldom resulted in serious discipline.

They know that not all quality prospects pan out, but they seldom give up quickly.

If the Chiefs had been perennially good in recent years — 2020 was the eighth straight season they finished with an Elo above 1500 — the Bucs had seldom been able to keep their head above water for more than a decade.

You will seldom find anyone at the Capitol so willing to admit such a lack of power.

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Inauguration Day has a cold but seldom snowy history in WashingtonThe snow began gently that afternoon but rapidly increased in intensity.

And yet, even while seldom leaving the capital, they offer a perspective on the city that tilts toward distortion.

For one thing, they seldom had it, and for another thing they all believed that having it would set up a temptation to spend it.

“International glory is something we seldom taste except in one area: the beauty of our women,” she writes.

Whatever peace and contentment Adams has found seldom finds its way into his music.

Whatever peace he has found seldom finds its way into his music.

Women generally consider consequences in love, seldom in resentment.

For years his lordship was seldom seen in London, the great house in Grosvenor Square was never opened.

Here they are seldom abundant, but their constant presence is the most reliable urinary sign of the disease.

I should judge from what I see and feel that shade is seldom wanting here, except as a shield from the rain.

He seldom got up till late in the day, dictating his letters and receiving his ministers in bed.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to seldom, such as: a few times, hardly, occasionally, rarely, scarcely, and sometimes.

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