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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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Nations may ofttimes not agree on standards, architectures or even agendas, but industry from 18 nations has pulled together to build the framework of an open standard community within the network-centric operating environment.
The brevity of Caws' chapter "Beckett's Business" (91-107) does not permit a real argument about Beckett's poetics of the translation of his own works, but Beckett's experimentation in both languages has ofttimes been discussed.
At the east end lyeth a stone called the holy stone, said to be the same whereon the Bishop (Paulinus) kneeled at his baptising of the heathen English, and was formerly held in great veneration by the gentry of the Roman Catholick religion who ofttimes come here on pilgrimage".
The best laid plans of mice and federal prosecutors ofttimes go astray" sums up the inadvertent benefits stemming from recent outlandish comments by a federal prosecutor at a grand jury targeting Jeff Hogg.
Autumn is that time of year when fashionable women worldwide ponder what to wear that will be appropriate for sometimes--warm days and ofttimes cool evenings.
One moment, the seconds were ticking down to penalty kicks -- the Germans always win when penalty kicks decide -- and the next Italy was heading to its sixth World Cup final, a 2-0 victor in a breakneck overtime period that capped a tense, ofttimes terrific affair in front of 65,000 at muggy Westfalenstadion.
Ofttimes, local party organizations resisted federal interference in their own affairs.
And, though bodies ofttimes have the ill luck to be sensually preferred, they find afterwards the food fortune, when souls live, to be utterly forgotten.
15) Johnson does not mention any racial division whatsoever in this piece; instead, she describes Ann Leigh's effect on a taxi driver who "at journey's end, reluctantly, did he see her depart, ofttimes forgetful of his fee, sometimes even indifferent, knowing that he had received more than a fare that trip for a curtain had been lifted to save his inner vision.
Charity is now ofttimes seen as something demeaning, a patronizing gesture that incubates a double sin: It creates proud and arrogant givers along with humiliated, resentful receivers.
However, I found little joy in the Mother Goose songs that followed La Valse, finding them ofttimes more mundane than colorful; nevertheless, this may have been a result of my own overexposure to the tales rather than any obvious deficit on Jarvi's part.
It will also be useful to high school and college teachers, who periodically find themselves fielding students' queries about Holocaust denial, questions that will probably be encountered with increasing frequency thanks to the proliferation of new electronic technologies (especially the Internet), which make for rapid and widespread dissemination of formerly marginal and ofttimes erroneous historical explanations.