Occasional

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Definition

occasional (use): infrequent, rare, casual, intermittent, periodic (use)
adjective

(I go swimming) occasionally : (I go swimming) sometimes, from time to time, periodically, irregularly
adverb

Examples

  • "Stutterer and occasional bed-wetter"
  • "He, she or it shall provide me with loyal companionship, unconditional love, and occasionally snuggle with me when I am feeling blue."
  • "It makes me feel like a big man to shoot bears, rabbits, deer, ducks of course, the occasional wild turkey, geese, hell I'll shoot a squirrel if I'm drunk enough-"
  • "I have been known to let my hair down occasionally."
  • "Perhaps you are a purist and limit yourself to downloading pornography and heavy metal music, however whether you are podcasting vegan recipes or ranting about Venezuelan foreign policy on a message board, it seems clear that the Web has become less of an occasional tool than a full-time distraction."
  • "Although firings are occasionally necessary, terminating an employee should be a last resort."
  • "I put my job first, and ignored distractions like personal relationships, friends, lovers even pets and occasionally personal hygiene."

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