We know, there are repetitions, digressions, excursions into adjacent fields that may be open to criticism.
"Because I do not like repetitions," she answered, laughing.
If two or three repetitions of instructions bring no response, say, "Is this (pointing to chin) your nose?"
These repetitions were always marvels of accuracy of vividness.
Practice means a large number of repetitions, with a fair amount of attention to mere correctness of notes, fingering, etc.
"It is rather a mixed-up mess," said I, perplexed by the contingencies and the repetitions.
The remainder of her operations, until she has deposited the entire number of eggs, are but repetitions of the same actions.
In the repetitions, read "the next" instead of "any" in the first join.
Victor responded with alacrity and wailed out an old half-breed melody, a series of repetitions of a morbid refrain.
All other forms of association, those that are only repetitions, should be eliminated.
early 14c., "a supplication or prayer, especially to a deity," from Old French peticion "request, petition" (12c., Modern French pétition) and directly from Latin petitionem (nominative petitio) "a blow, thrust, attack, aim; a seeking, searching," in law "a claim, suit," noun of action from past participle stem of petere "to make for, go to; attack, assail; seek, strive after; ask for, beg, beseech, request; fetch; derive; demand, require," from PIE root *pet-, also *pete- "to rush; to fly" (cf. Sanskrit pattram "wing, feather, leaf," patara- "flying, fleeting;" Hittite pittar "wing;" Greek piptein "to fall," potamos "rushing water," pteryx "wing;" Old English feðer "feather;" Latin penna "feather, wing;" Old Church Slavonic pero "feather;" Old Welsh eterin "bird"). Meaning "formal written request to a superior (earthly)" is attested from early 15c.
c.1600, from petition (n.). Related: Petitioned; petitioning.
early 15c., "act of saying over again," from Old French repetition and directly from Latin repetitionem (nominative repetitio) "a repeating," noun of action from past participle stem of repetere "do or say again" (see repeat (v.)). Of actions, attested from 1590s.