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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Returning from time to time, especially at regular or stated intervals.

Usage examples (36)
  • Redemption is a recurrent theme in literature.
  • He only learns in recurrent weariness and despair that he is not this, not that.
  • The world is endlessly re-mapped and re-named, with new rules and rulers in recurrent holocausts.
  • And all the while the hair of his neck and shoulders bristled in recurrent waves of ferocity and wrath. for more
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