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often

adjective accustomed, common, consistently, customary, familiar, frequent, habitual, numerous, occurring over again, often done, often repeated, over and over again, persistent, prevalent, repeated, repetitive, same, usual
See also: chronic
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It was held to be the best possible measure for the young clergyman's welfare; unless, indeed, as often urged by such as felt authorised to do so, he had selected some one of the many blooming damsels, spiritually devoted to him, to become his devoted wife.
This was the sort of experience we job horses often came in for.
To Marianne, indeed, the meeting between Edward and her sister was but a continuation of that unaccountable coldness which she had often observed at Norland in their mutual behaviour.
Biddy," said I, "I made a remark respecting my coming down here often, to see Joe, which you received with a marked silence.
The maids of honour often invited Glumdalclitch to their apartments, and desired she would bring me along with her, on purpose to have the pleasure of seeing and touching me.
They have a few names of saints, the same with those in the Roman martyrology, but they often insert others, as Zama la Cota, the Life of Truth; Ongulari, the Evangelist; Asca Georgi, the Mouth of Saint George.
Men often oppose a thing, merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.
The history of the states of Greece, and of other countries, abounds with such instances, and it is not improbable that what has so often happened would, under similar circumstances, happen again.
This done, the industrious beavers indulged in a little recreation, chasing each other about the pond, dodging and whisking about on the surface, or diving to the bottom; and in their frolic, often slapping their tails on the water with a loud clacking sound.
It is said to be of delicious flavor, and so fat as to burn like a candle, for which it is often used by the natives.
Then I have a lesson every day from Miss Maisonrouge (the elder daughter of the lady of the house), and French conversation every evening in the salon, from eight to eleven, with Madame herself, and some friends of hers that often come in.
NATURE is often hidden; sometimes overcome; seldom extinguished.