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Starting and stopping often

stop-start

adjective

continuously starting, stopping, and starting again

fitful

adjective

starting and stopping often

uneven

adjective

not happening or appearing in a regular pattern

on-off

adjective

happening, stopping, and then happening again, several times

by/in fits and starts

stopping and starting again many times, rather than progressing steadily

bursty

adjective

happening in short sudden periods

discontinuous

adjective

not continuing without stopping or being interrupted

unevenly

adverb

fitfully

adverb

solutionism

the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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