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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That includes decades-old flood pumping stations along the Ohio River that protect tens of thousands of city residents and some crumbling sewer lines that date to the Civil War and occasionally collapse, creating dangerous sinkholes.
Festival visitors and participants, some in period dress, sat on hay bales during the presentation while the sound of period shotguns being fired, one of the festival's many demonstrations, occasionally punctuated the air.
The animals occasionally slip into the farms and help themselves to a meal.
Simmer over low heat for about 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
The president has repeatedly scolded McConnell for the Senate GOP’s failure to enact health-care legislation and for insisting on maintaining occasionally inconvenient traditions like the legislative filibuster.
The weather was sunny Monday with scattered clouds, so the view was occasionally blocked when a cloud went across the sun.
For a quart recipe, Jake Godby, co-owner of occasionally avant garde (like a foie-gras ice-cream sandwich)Humphry Slocombe, recommends taking eight ounces of beer and simmering it down to four ounces.
The minor league report appears occasionally during the baseball season.
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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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