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While looking up the meaning of 頻繁{ひんぱん}, I happened to notice that one of the definitions quoted by デジタル大辞泉 states:

しきりに行われること

However, there's also an entry for しきりと (same しきり as the first, I assume, but with particle と instead of に)

繰り返し何度も。ひっきりなしに。たびたび。

Both definitions sound similar--repeatedly or continually--but is there a difference in usage between using しきり and しきり?

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According to デジタル大辞泉, the na-adjective しきり is ナリ活用:

しきり【▽頻り】 の意味
[形動][文][ナリ]《動詞「しき(頻)る」の連用形から》
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So it originally conjugates to its 連用形 (continuative form) しきり, but しきり is also used. 明鏡国語辞典 lists both しきりに and しきりと(redirecting to しきりに, so they have the same meaning) as 副詞. I think しきり sounds a little more casual/colloquial than しきり, just as the pairs 意外/意外, 割/割, やたら/やたら, 自然/自然.

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