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fluctuate
used in The Great Gatsby

2 uses
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Definition
to alternately increase and decrease in quantity
  • I think that voice held him most, with its fluctuating, feverish warmth, because it couldn't be over-dreamed — that voice was a deathless song.
    p. 96.5
  • Ferret and the De Jongs and Ernest Lilly — they came to gamble, and when Ferret wandered into the garden it meant he was cleaned out and Associated Traction would have to fluctuate profitably next day.
    p. 62.9
fluctuate = change
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