Examples of oft in a Sentence
as I have oft said, you need to look before you leap
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Guests will appreciate underrated and oft-omitted in-room details like instant free Wi-Fi and a U.S.-format electrical outlet.
But, instead of going for a predictable feline flick, which is oft paired with a crimson pout, Simancas added an unexpected gritty edge with a wash of blue metallic eyeshadow across the lid and some major lashes.
The acrimony was clear as Barnier cited May’s oft-repeated and much derided slogans to make the point that the U.K. cannot have it all.
Unlike a hurricane or an earthquake, this problem can oft be prevented.
Defenses should dominate in this AFC East grudge match as oft-bitter rivals meet for 105th time.
Fitted with Hollywood prosthetic makeup and an authentic Texas drawl, Harrelson’s a natural, says Reiner, especially when delivering Johnson oft-gallows humor.
Today, the anti-pop would probably come from the hip-hop world, with boundary-pushing (and oft-controversial) young rappers like Lil Uzi Vert, 21 Savage and XXXTentacion.
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Origin and Etymology of oft
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsagain and again, constantly, continually, frequently, hourly, much, often, oftentimes (or ofttimes), over and over, repeatedly
Antonymsinfrequently, little, rarely, seldom
Related Wordsalways, consistently, continuingly, continuously, night and day, perpetually, unceasingly, uninterruptedly; afresh, again, anew; commonly, habitually, ordinarily, regularly, routinely; intermittently, periodically, recurrently; generally, usually
Near Antonymsnow, now and then, occasionally, sometimes, sporadically; ne'er, never; once
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