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  • adv. superlative form of often: most often.

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Examples

  • "and you _have_ confessed Him in a way, for you have fed the hungry and clothed the naked, and all men trust your word, which, God forgive them, is more than can be said of some who have His name oftenest on their lips."

    David Fleming's Forgiveness

  • The previous autumn, the hunting, “Uncle,” and the Christmas holidays spent with Nicholas at Otradnoe were what she recalled oftenest and most painfully.

    War and Peace

  • It so chanced that the horse he rode the oftenest was her favorite, and many were the tempests of rage she fell into when she went to the stable to play with the animal and did not find him in his stall because his master had ordered him out.

    A Lady of Quality

  • From it he gathered that the young woman was lately returned from some Florida winter resort; that her father had met her by appointment in St. Louis; and that the two were going on together; perhaps to Wahaska, since that was the place-name oftenest on the lips of the daughter.

    The Price

  • It so chanced that the horse he rode the oftenest was her favourite, and many were the tempests of rage she fell into when she went to the stable to play with the animal and did not find him in his stall, because his master had ordered him out.

    A Lady of Quality

  • The previous autumn, the hunting, "Uncle," and the Christmas holidays spent with Nicholas at Otradnoe were what she recalled oftenest and most painfully.

    War and Peace

  • It was a quiet family wedding (such as oftenest leads to future happiness), and most deeply impressive to those concerned in it.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • It hung under his barometers and thermometers, which, she knew, was where he looked oftenest.

    CHAPTER XXVIII

  • The lacerations occurred oftenest in horizontal lines, though there were perpendicular lines as well.

    CHAPTER XIII

  • “Hypocrisy is oftenest clothed in the garb of religion.” —

    Constitutional Issues

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