Intermitted
Intermit In`ter*mit", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intermitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intermitting}.] [L. intermittere; inter between + mittere, missum, to send: cf. OE. entremeten to busy (one's self) with, F. s'entremettre. See {Missile}.] To cause to cease for a time, or at intervals; to interrupt; to suspend. [1913 Webster]

Pray to the gods to intermit the plague. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Intermitting — Intermit In ter*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intermitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intermitting}.] [L. intermittere; inter between + mittere, missum, to send: cf. OE. entremeten to busy (one s self) with, F. s entremettre. See {Missile}.] To cause to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Paused — Pause Pause, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Paused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pausing}.] [Cf. F. pauser, L. pausare. See {Pause}, n., {Pose}.] 1. To make a short stop; to cease for a time; to intermit speaking or acting; to stop; to wait; to rest. Tarry, pause a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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