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pendulum
used in David Copperfield

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Definition a weight hanging from a fixed location so that the weight swings freely back and forth under the influence of gravity — such as is seen in some mechanical clocks

or:

a change that is roughly proportional and in the opposite direction of a prior change — such as a change in opinion
  • On this occasion she was so much disturbed in mind as to find it necessary to open the bedroom door, and make a course for herself, comprising the full extent of the bedrooms from wall to wall; and while Mr. Dick and I sat quietly by the fire, she kept passing in and out, along this measured track, at an unchanging pace, with the regularity of a clock-pendulum.
    Chapters 40-42 (1% in)

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