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  • adv. By sudden fits or starts; spasmodically.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By sudden fits or starts; spasmodically.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • By fits and starts; impetuously; intemperately.

Etymologies

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starting +‎ -ly

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