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intermit

in·ter·mit

intermit

pronunciation:
In tr mIt
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: intermits, intermitted, intermitting
definition: to suspend or be suspended temporarily; stop periodically.
similar words:
pause, suspend
derivations: intermittingly (adv.), intermitter (n.)