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  • The smell grows constantly thicker, more stale.
  • IV Though the town seemed to Carol to change no more than the surrounding fields, there was a constant shifting, these three years.
  • She doesn’t like one single thing; she hates the damp cave, the rats running over her bare legs, the stiff skin garments, the eating of half-raw meat, her husband’s bushy face, the constant battles, and the worship of the spirits who will hoodoo her unless she gives the priests her best claw necklace.
  • He yelped, jigged, wore Carol’s hat, dropped an ant down Fern’s back, and when they went swimming (the women modestly changing in the car with the side curtains up, the men undressing behind the bushes, constantly repeating, "Gee, hope we don’t run into poison ivy"), Dave splashed water on them and dived to clutch his wife’s ankle.
  • The settled citizen believes that the rebel is constantly in a stew of complaining and, hearing of a Carol Kennicott, he gasps, "What an awful person!
  • I’ve got a hard day tomorrow," the two were talking so intimately that they constantly interrupted each other.

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  • The history of computers is a history of constant technological advancement.
  • She is in constant pain.

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