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iterance

[ it-er-uhns ]
/ ˈɪt ər əns /
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noun

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Origin of iterance

First recorded in 1595–1605; iter(ant) + -ance
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Example sentences from the Web for iterance

  • The monotonous iterance of a little vesper bell somewhere in the valley, hidden by the orchard bowers, added the finishing touch.

    The Tree of Knowledge|Mrs. Baillie Reynolds
  • She had a glimpse of the significance of Nature's eternal iterance.

    Leonora|Arnold Bennett
  • Say thou dost love me, love me, love me—toll The silver iterance!

    Sonnets from the Portuguese|Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
  • "You keep saying the same thing with 'damnable iterance,'" we remarked.

    Imaginary Interviews|W. D. Howells
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