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sporadically

[ spuh-rad-ik-uh-lee ]
/ spəˈræd ɪk ə li /
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adverb

every now and then; at irregular intervals in time: Ox-eye sunflowers bloom sporadically throughout the summer.
here and there; in scattered locations: Little candles, placed sporadically among the chapel pews, lit up people’s faces.

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