fitful
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fitful
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sleep)
a. intermitente
to make fitful progressir progresando por rachas
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fitful [ˈfɪtfʊl]
adjective
[+breeze, showers, gunfire] intermitente; [+breathing, progress] irregular
she fell into a fitful sleep se durmió pero no descansó bien; I passed a fitful night dormí muy mal
The French cannon-fire was fitful now he flitted between directorial jobs on Broadway and fitful attempts at producing movies out west A low pall of smoke spread over the fields in the fitful easterly breeze we had a gentle sail down as far as Pin Mill with a rather fitful breeze the ANC and the government continue to make slow and fitful progress in these negotiations the progress of women in the film industry was fitful at best
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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