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 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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