from The Century Dictionary.

  • So as to be perennial; continually; without ceasing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a perennial manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb year after year (literally: each year)
  • adverb constantly

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

  • adverb in a perennial manner; repeatedly


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perennial +‎ -ly


  • As a result, your garden will remain perennially healthy and alive.

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  • If that wasn†™ t true, we wouldn†™ t have had, for example, countless thousands of stories dealing with vampires, and they wouldn†™ t remain perennially popular.

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  • Could he live on and retain perennially that wonderful freshness and vivacity of his, he must become the most famous guest and favorite of the world.

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  • Pitino, whose name perennially is mentioned when coaching vacancies arise in the

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  • By and large, stocks in the last 2-2. 5 months actually have done what analyst keep talking about perennially, which is a trading range and the move from 15,500 to 17,500 was largely driven by some of the auto numbers and the auto names.

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  • The news orgs, by contrast, are doing this out of laziness and a hopeless addiction to portraying lefties as a kind of perennially-disappointed lost tribe who will never, ever find their way out of the wilderness.

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  • In particular, the collar on one of them had been neatly mended, although hitherto its state of dilapidation had been such as perennially to allow the stuffing to protrude through the leather.

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  • Bob Bennett is not burdened by scandal, nor has he been the kind of perennially unpopular politico that barely scrapes by intraparty challenges for the duration of his career (the way his fellow Utahn, Chris Cannon, was). Main RSS Feed

  • Rothbard seems actually to have believed that the only reason the so-called "Old Right Republicans" perennially "managed to lose the presidential nomination" is that said nomination was "perpetually stolen from them by the Eastern Establishment-Big Banker-Rockefeller wing of the party," which relied on "media clout, as well as hardball banker threats to call in the delegates 'loans."

  • Economists have blamed the outflows, which weighed on the ruble, on foreign debt repayments by Russian companies, offshore transfers by business leaders concerned about political change, Russia's slow economic recovery and the country's perennially poor invest climate.

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