Examples of occasionally in a Sentence
Occasionally, things don't go as planned.
Cook on medium heat, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes.
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Still, his dismissal could be chalked up to ownership’s increasing desperation for playoff success and Baker’s occasionally suspect decision-making.
At the Fed, Mr Powell has occasionally sided with hawks.
Over the course of a year, with publishing arrangements handled by his friend Mark Twain, Grant (in excruciating pain relieved occasionally by morphine) produced his Personal Memoirs, one of the two or three greatest military memoirs in history.
In his attacks on the Republican Establishment, Bannon occasionally points to the real villains.
Cook onion and garlic, stirring occasionally, until translucent and tender, about 6 minutes; season with salt and pepper.
In the aftermath, Boehner has occasionally popped up on social media mowing his lawn or cheerfully driving an RV.
Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, and 1 cup flour; continue beating 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.
As with any company, especially one of over 33,000 employees, performance reviews also occasionally result in employee departures.
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First Known Use of occasionally
Synonymshere and there, now, now and then, sometimes
Related Wordsintermittently, off and on, periodically, recurrently; infrequently, little, rarely, seldom; irregularly, sporadically, variously
Near Antonymsfrequently, hourly, much, oft, often, oftentimes (or ofttimes); commonly, ordinarily, regularly, routinely, usually; always, consistently, constantly, invariably; continually, continuingly, continuously, incessantly, perpetually, unceasingly, uninterruptedly; endlessly, ever, interminably
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