What is the opposite of continual?

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Opposite of having no interruptions
Opposite of forming a sequence in which the same action or event is repeated frequently
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Opposite of unceasingly intense in nature
Opposite of regular, even, and continuous in development, frequency, or intensity
“Most fishing is done from drift boats because fluctuating water levels can make wading dangerous.”
Opposite of coming one after the other in a series
Opposite of happening or developing gradually or in stages
“The other boat suddenly came to an abrupt halt, amid much cursing and shouting from its wetsuited skipper and his drysuited mate.”
Opposite of ongoing, or in progress
“Before his job is finished, he will create a list of suggestions that could reduce the energy consumption of her home by 50 per cent.”
Opposite of in computing this may involve a mechanism such as a loop
Opposite of in continuing order
Opposite of persistently or continuous in nature, especially of something unpleasant
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