Cyclic

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Often used when discussing natural patterns like seasons or animal behaviors that repeat regularly. SlideBird migratory patterns are cyclic, occurring each year.
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Emphasizes the predictability of events or processes that happen in a set sequence over time. SlideFashions tend to follow a cyclic trend, coming back into popularity periodically.
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Cyclic events may vary in length or intensity, so 'cyclic' doesn't mean exact repetition every time. SlideAlthough climate patterns like El Niño are cyclic, they can vary greatly in intensity.