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Often and many times

often

adverb

on many occasions, or in many situations

frequently

adverb

often

regularly

adverb

frequently

repeatedly

adverb

many times

a lot

often, or for a long time

all the time

often

common

adjective

happening frequently, or existing in large amounts or numbers

frequent

adjective

happening often

continual

adjective

happening again and again, often in an annoying way

perpetual

adjective

happening so often that you become annoyed as a result

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resurrection

the occasion on which Jesus Christ was brought back to life after his death, according to the Bible

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