verb (used with object), in·ter·mit·ted, in·ter·mit·ting.
verb (used without object), in·ter·mit·ted, in·ter·mit·ting.
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Origin of intermit
OTHER WORDS FROM intermitin·ter·mit·ter, in·ter·mit·tor, nounin·ter·mit·ting·ly, adverbun·in·ter·mit·ted, adjectiveun·in·ter·mit·ting, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for intermit
At intervals the bells of the churches intermitted their clangor, no doubt in the hope of having silenced the belfry.
While these dispositions were being made, the skirmishing and cannonade were never intermitted for an instant.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
Indeed, the lava was now almost ceasing to flow, and the bombardment of pumice-stone and fiery cinders had intermitted a little.The White Man's Foot|Grant Allen
Her heart struggled, intermitted its beat, then throbbed against his reclining head as if it were a hammer.Sevenoaks|J. G. Holland
Presently they were setting; up the house at Beckengham, and my aunt intermitted her intellectual activities.Tono Bungay|H. G. Wells