intermission


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Synonyms for intermission

the condition of being temporarily inactive

a pause or interval, as from work or duty

Synonyms for intermission

the act of suspending activity temporarily

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Still, they had not come upon Flintwinch yet; so the sturdy digging and shovelling and carrying away went on without intermission by night and by day.
It will not be said by those who recollect that the Atlantic coast is the longest side of the Union, that during the term of thirteen years, the representatives of the States have been almost continually assembled, and that the members from the most distant States are not chargeable with greater intermissions of attendance than those from the States in the neighborhood of Congress.
Permit me to advise you to take the intermissions as much as possible for your attentions to your grandmother, who must be attended to properly.
In the one-minute intermissions Ponta's seconds worked over him as they had not worked before.
Sophomore wing Michael Roll scored a season-high 13 points, all in the first half, as the Bruins built a big lead, and junior guard Arron Afflalo took control offensively after intermission and finished with 19 points No.
Intermission wowed audiences last week at the Galway Film Fleadh when it won the best audience award.
Box office hits Intermission and Veronica Guerin will also battle it out for Best Irish Film with The Actors, Chavez - Inside The Coup, Dead Bodies and Song For A Raggy Boy.
And celebrity spotters gathered at the Savoy cinema weren't disappointed as pop stars Samantha Mumba and Sharon Corr were among the guests to join Intermission stars Cillian Murphy, Michael McElhatton and Deirdre O'Kane.
The Hollywood superstar plays a hellraising petty criminal in the film Intermission being shot in Rathfarnham shopping centre, Dublin.
Teemu Selanne and Jonathan Hedstrom followed with power-play goals as the Ducks entered the intermission up 3-2.
The 25-year-old Hollywood star, who recently landed $5million to act opposite Al Pacino in The Farm, is in talks to play a role in Dublin film Intermission.
An uneventful first half saw the Bruins and Matadors combine for seven shots, but the intensity picked up after intermission and reached a boiling point in the 77th minute.
Fans have been known to dash across the plaza during intermission to catch a premiere or a favorite pas de deux, and this year is no exception.
MGM undertook a complete restoration of Stevens' masterful 1965 epic, including original overture and intermission, at a cost of nearly one-half million dollars.