Part of speech: adjective

Recurring; running back.

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Usage examples "recurrent":

  1. It seems to us, said the doctor, that among the minor inconveniences of life in your day none could have been more vexing than the recurrent interruption of all, or of the larger part of all, public services every night. - "Equality", Edward Bellamy.
  2. Over and above its recurrent crop of potatoes and flatpoll cabbages, this precipitous garden depended for permanent interest on a collection of marine curiosities, all eloquent of disaster to shipping. - "I Saw Three Ships and Other Winter Tales", Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  3. But through them all, like an ever recurrent motif, stole a troubled reminder of the tiger, twice encountered in the day. - "As It Was in the Beginning", Philip Verrill Mighels.