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mutable
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition capable of or tending to change in form, quality, or nature
  • This outward mutability indicated, and did not more than fairly express, the various properties of her inner life.
    Chapter 6 -- Pearl (16% in)
  • They looked neither older nor younger now; the beards of the aged were no whiter, nor could the creeping babe of yesterday walk on his feet to-day; it was impossible to describe in what respect they differed from the individuals on whom he had so recently bestowed a parting glance; and yet the minister's deepest sense seemed to inform him of their mutability.
    Chapter 20 -- The Minister in a Maze (24% in)

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