In the past, Obama has been oft criticized for weak bargaining.
The conforms of systemic racism have caused a precious grasping of your blackness that oft times seeks to destroy us.
The evolution of style is oft studied but rarely understood in any comprehensive manner.
Old English oft "often, frequently," from Proto-Germanic *ofta- "frequently" (cf. Old Frisian ofta, Danish ofte, Old High German ofto, German oft, Old Norse opt, Gothic ufta "often"), of unknown origin. Archaic except in compounds (e.g. oft-told), and replaced by its derivative often.