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  • adv. often; frequently

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Frequently; often.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Frequently; often.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. many times at short intervals

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Examples

  • There was no hollow echo, such as ofttimes rends the heart of the mourner, but a heavy, dull sound of earth crushing earth.

    Inez A Tale of the Alamo

  • Because of this new feeling within him, he ofttimes elected discomfort and pain for the sake of his god.

    The Love-Master

  • And yet we could learn nothing from such transient and ofttimes stupid Dantes who would remain in our inferno too short a time to learn knuckle - talk ere they went forth again into the bright wide world of the living.

    Chapter 14

  • 'Thou art a great man, O master, and because of thy greatness thou wilt not condemn Moosu, thy servant, who ofttimes doubts and cannot be made to understand.'

    A HYPERBOREAN BREW

  • It has been the custom of the land-robbing and sea-robbing Anglo-Saxon to give the law to conquered peoples, and ofttimes this law is harsh.

    THE LEAGUE OF THE OLD MEN

  • Mr. Santopietro finds it "a fatally flawed but ofttimes brilliant parable of redemptive failure."

    Taking the Cannoli

  • They are indeed small game, and very challenging to either hunt in the daytime, when one must spot them in thick grass, or other cover, or in a spotlight beam at night, when the slightest wobble in the light will ofttimes make them jump, thus, no frog!

    Since when have frogs been considered small game? Why would you waste ammo shooting one?

  • Variation is only random with respect to fitness and is highly constrained by evolutionary history, and ofttimes not subject to selection at all.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • The darker the pigmentation in that social prism, ofttimes, the more oblique the despair during the 1980s.

    Barry Michael Cooper: Mourning In America (The Crack of the Dawn of the Dead)

  • If the instinct of chastity asserted itself, then she had to fight like a tiger for the ownership and possession of her own person and ofttimes had to suffer pain and lacerations for her virtuous self-assertion.

    DARKWATER

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