occasional


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happening or appearing now and then

rarely occurring or appearing

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occurring from time to time

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occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals

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occurring from time to time

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recurring or reappearing from time to time

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It will obviously thus act far more efficiently with those animals which unite for each birth; but I have already attempted to show that we have reason to believe that occasional intercrosses take place with all animals and with all plants.
Some of them are occupied with urging a youth of high rank, Shakspere's patron, who may have been either the Earl of Southampton or William Herbert, Earl of Pembroke, to marry and perpetuate his race; others hint the story, real or imaginary, of Shakspere's infatuation for a 'dark lady,' leading to bitter disillusion; and still others seem to be occasional expressions of devotion to other friends of one or the other sex.
Land taxes are co monly laid in one of two modes, either by ACTUAL valuations, permanent or periodical, or by OCCASIONAL assessments, at the discretion, or according to the best judgment, of certain officers whose duty it is to make them.
He skipped nimbly out of reach of each threatening female--for such is the way of apes, if they be not in one of their occasional fits of bestial rage--and he growled back at the truculent young bulls, baring his canine teeth even as they.
From the pool came occasional cries and laughter, and each time they reached his ears Jerry experienced glad little thrills.
Voluntary organisations in the Highlands are facing the prospect of swingeing rises in the cost of getting an occasional alcohol licence for a social, sporting, community or fundraising event.
The unstable weather is expected to continue till Wednesday resulting in occasional thundershowers in most governorates although heavy rain between 30mm and 70mm is predicted over the Al Hajar Mountains and adjoining areas.
According to the Directorate General of Meteorology, the earliest chances of rain are expected on 17 May despite mainly clear skies, as there is expected to be a "cloud advection associated with rain" and occasional thundershowers over the Hajar Mountains.
Wind is northwesterly and light to moderate with occasional gusts.
Pickled or highly salted foods: A high intake of pickled foods is linked to stomach cancer, so keep as an occasional snack.
magistrate judge has advised that an administrative law judge's denial of a claimant's Social Security disability benefits be reversed and remanded for a re-evaluation of whether the applicant had a substance use disorder and whether her occasional use of marijuana was material to her impairment.
Kedah has declared October 22 as an occasional holiday in conjunction with the Installation of the 29th Sultan of Kedah, Sultan Sallehuddin Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah.
Pagasa warned of occasional rains in Metro Manila, Central Luzon, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA and Western Visayas due to the southwest monsoon.
NNA - The Civil Aviation's Meteorology Department forecasted Sunday's weather to be partly cloudy to cloudy, with low temperatures, sporadic rain and occasional winds.