Sporadically vs Haphazard - What's the difference?
As an adverb sporadically
is at an occasional, infrequent, or irregular frequency.
As an adjective haphazard is
random; chaotic; incomplete; not thorough, constant, or consistent.
At an occasional, infrequent, or irregular frequency
, date=September 28
, author=Jon Smith
, title=Valencia 1 - 1 Chelsea
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=Valencia threatened sporadically in the first half with Miguel having a decent effort deflected wide by Ashley Cole, while Jordi Alba's near-post cross was flicked into the sidenetting by Pablo Hernandez.}}
random; chaotic; incomplete; not thorough, constant, or consistent
- Do not make such haphazard changes to the settings; instead, adjust the knobs carefully, a bit at a time.