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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
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That was the note which Angela heard oftenest in the melody of living which was to be hers" (13).
With Taggart and Szczerbiak's refinement, developments in the conceptualisation of Euroscepticism were essentially complete and their revised typology is now the oftenest used, notwithstanding the fact that scholars have attempted to articulate other, more or less sophisticated typologies (Flood, 2002; Riishoj, 2004; Conti and Verzichelli, 2004; for overview see Crespy and Verschueren, 2009).
It is connected with the textile motif and parallels the narrator's method of looking backward in time, notably in the account of Silas's "history and metamorphosis" which filled in the missing fifteen years before Silas came to Raveloe: "There was one main thread of painful experience in Nancy's married life, and on it hung certain deeply felt scenes, which were the oftenest revived in retrospect" (215).
The problem for the "mixed strains" of the Creole gumbo in Louisiana, is that "The history of the State is filled with attempts to define, sometimes at the point of the sword, oftenest in civil or criminal courts, the meaning of the word Negro," which "[b]y common consent .
30) asks Nietzsche; noting how oftenest is the case that "to imagine another more valuable world is an expression of hatred for a world that actually makes one suffer"--i.
The same cause has created a secondary class of valleys or ravines in the masses of the primary alluvium, where the original structure has survived wholesale ruin: these are oftenest mere ravines, with steeply scarped flanks, though measured by hundreds of feet, perpendicular cliffs of 100 vertical feet being common in Ladak; but in Guge, where the alluvial deposits are developed on the largest scale, the ravines become expanded into respectable valleys thousands of feet deep, with huge mountainous sides, sometimes in steep smooth slopes like the earthwork of an embankment, or broken into cliffs that vie with the grandest precipices of rock, and surpass them in the extraordinary artificiality of their appearance.
The principles of substantive law which have been established by the courts are believed to have been somewhat obscured by having presented themselves oftenest in the form of rulings upon the sufficiency of evidence.
Macmillan Brown makes an argument for English against the Classics in his speech Student Life and the Fallacies that oftenest beset it (1881).
What lies behind Leaves of Grass is something that few, very few, only one here and there, perhaps oftenest women, are at all in a position to seize," he told Edward Carpenter.