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My opinions on the matter are in flux.
  constant change
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  • My opinions on the matter are in flux.
  • Alliances in the region are in a state of flux.
  • the flux following the death of the emperor
  • It’ll collect data on your heart rate, blood pressure, cholesterol, heat flux, caloric intake, sleep duration, sleep quality, digestive efficiency, on and on.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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  • But unlike Confederate opinion on slavery, which remained relatively constant until the final months of the war, Union opinion was in a state of flux.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • It brings on your flux, but only if ye use it early.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Those game days broke up with a swiftness, a sense of losing blood almost, that reminded me of watching the apartment in New York being boxed up and carted away: groundlessness and flux, nothing to hang on to.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • McKusick began his research on the Lacks family at a time of great flux in research oversight.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • You may imagine I was glad of this discovery, yet ate very sparingly, lest I should throw myself into a flux or fever.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • The world is always a democracy in times of flux, and the man with the best voice will win.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game

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  • On the brink of departure she was always seized with a flux of words.
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
  • We were still in flux, as had been clear at the table that night as I watched my mother and sisters come together again.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Just Listen
  • All things in her are flux and anticipation.
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • All impurities burned out and ready for a glorious flux, and for that—more fire.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • As for dysentery—the "bloody flux" as the ladies delicately called it—it seemed to have spared no one from private to general.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • In a cold voice, the Baron said: "You have a flux of the mouth, Piter."
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • The setting was fuzzy and constantly in flux—it morphed from misty forest to cloud-covered city to arctic night—because Edward was keeping the location of our honeymoon a secret to surprise me.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • The glacier’s continual and often violent state of flux added an element of uncertainty to every ladder crossing.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • The trio of women at the table were representative of the enormous flux of American life.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • He would eat enormous quantities of it, with resultant crises of bleeding flux.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • Parmenides realized, of course, that nature is in a constant state of flux.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • I sat there, feeling the flux and flow of power within me.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • A continual flux of a thousand black points which passed each other on the pavements made everything move before the eyes; it was the populace seen thus from aloft and afar.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • In the Spanish-American War he hadn’t got farther than a case of flux in Florida.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King’s Men
  • This color and the mobility of her mouth gave a continual impression of flux, of intense life, of passionate vitality—balanced only partially by the sad luxury of her eyes.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Winter Dreams
  • So do flux and reflux—the rhythm of change—alternate and persist in everything under the sky.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • The language of this country being always upon the flux, the struldbrugs of one age do not understand those of another; neither are they able, after two hundred years, to hold any conversation (farther than by a few general words) with their neighbours the mortals; and thus they lie under the disadvantage of living like foreigners in their own country.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • For the essence of time is flux, dissolution of the momentarily existent; and the essence of life is time.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • ’For that matter,’ says they, ’ye must keep from all natural excitement also, or otherwise the bullet will cause a rupture, and the rupture rising to a flux, and the flux to a conflammation, will occasion an absolute abruption in the vital functions at all.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • At most the rods could absorb just less than one percent of the neutron flux, but this was enough either to permit the reaction or to prevent it.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • She was like a water-plant in the flux of the tides, and today the whole current of her mood was carrying her toward Lawrence Selden.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • She became more or less red in the cheek, the blood wavering in uncertain flux and reflux over the sensitive space between ebb and flood.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • All she gave me was a flux, and no sort of strength.’
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Not to speak of hostels, leperyards, sweating chambers, plaguegraves, their greatest doctors, the O’Shiels, the O’Hickeys, the O’Lees, have sedulously set down the divers methods by which the sick and the relapsed found again health whether the malady had been the trembling withering or loose boyconnell flux.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Kezia’s entrance, with very black looks, to inquire if she shouldn’t bring in the tea now, or whether the toast was to get hardened to a brick, was a seasonable check on Bob’s flux of words, and hastened his parting bow.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • The horse that one sees is a collection of changing Appearances, a horse that can flux and move around all it wants to and even die on the spot without disturbing horseness, which is the Immortal Principle and can go on forever in the path of the Gods of old.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • But though he had a fine flux of words, and delivered his little voice with great pomposity and pleasure to himself, and never advanced any sentiment or opinion which was not perfectly trite and stale, and supported by a Latin quotation; yet he failed somehow, in spite of a mediocrity which ought to have insured any man a success.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • The Atlantic was inhaling, and the two rivers that sketched the shape of Charleston began to feel the immense, light-inspirited authority of the lunar flux.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • He turned, hit shingles, fell skidding down the inclined ancient roof, over down to rim, to rainspout where, feet first, he spilled into further emptiness, yelling, clawed at the rain gutter, held, felt it groan, give way, as he swept the sky to see the balloon whistling, wrinkling, flying up like a wounded beast to evacuate its terrified exhalations in the clouds; a gunshot mammoth, not wanting to expire, yet in terrible flux coughing out its stinking winds.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • I told her my condition, and what a different flux and reflux of tears and hopes I had been agitated with; I told her what I had escaped, and upon what terms; and she was present when the minister expressed his fears of my relapsing into wickedness upon my falling into the wretched companies that are generally transported.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Moll Flanders
  • When I rode over the bridge from Brooklyn suspended on those heaven-hung struts over the brick valleys, then the fiery flux of harbor water, the speedy gulls, the battleships open like vast radio sets in the yards, beast-horns of Hengist and Horsa, and then the tunnel again, I felt that if I had to continue to ride and ride I would certainly not last but would give out.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • I am conscious of flux, of disorder; of annihilation and despair.
    Virginia Woolf  --  The Waves
  • My little sisters died from the flux.
    Ouida Sebestyen  --  Words by Heart
  • There was only an insane flux and re-flux of getting and spending.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • I hope you die of a bloody flux.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Game of Thrones
  • Half of them have the bloody flux, and even the healthy ones are mouths to feed.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Dance With Dragons
  • Surely the gods did not bring me safe through fire and sea only to kill me with a flux.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Storm of Swords
  • When I open my eyes, she’s in flux.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • Our perceptions of everything are organized by the flux of sensations passing over that framework.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • No more colds for you, my hero, and you won’t be bothered again by that flux you picked up in the jungle.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
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