Infrequently and Rarely


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Infrequently adverb – Not often.
Usage example: their grandparents were disappointed that they visited so infrequently

Rarely is a synonym for infrequently in usual topic. In some cases you can use "Rarely" instead an adverb "Infrequently", when it comes to topics like frequency, barely, hardly, seldom. popular alternative
Nearby Word: infrequent
Synonyms for Infrequently


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Rarely adverb – Not often.
Usage example: summer thunderstorms occur only rarely along the Oregon coast

Infrequently is a synonym for rarely in seldom topic. You can use "Infrequently" instead an adverb "Rarely", if it concerns topics such as usual, frequency, barely, hardly. popular alternative
Nearby Words: rare, rarity, rareness
Synonyms for Rarely

Both words in one sentence

  • Random Drop aka: Randomly Drops Said boar is only encountered infrequently, is in the highly-dangerous overworld and even then rarely leaves a skull.
  • So you've got a series or whatever where the characters rarely say anything stronger than "hell" or "damn", or swear in Unusual Euphemisms or Future Slang, or even do swear more strongly but infrequently.
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