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constant
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
unchanging, continuous, or happening repeatedly
  • The bottle of whiskey — a second one — was now in constant demand by all present, excepting Catherine, who "felt just as good on nothing at all."
    p. 35.6
constant = continuous (repeated again and again)
  • The groups change more swiftly, swell with new arrivals, dissolve and form in the same breath; already there are wanderers, confident girls who weave here and there among the stouter and more stable, become for a sharp, joyous moment the centre of a group, and then, excited with triumph, glide on through the sea-change of faces and voices and color under the constantly changing light.
    p. 41.1
  • I began to like New York, the racy, adventurous feel of it at night, and the satisfaction that the constant flicker of men and women and machines gives to the restless eye.
    p. 56.7
  • Over the great bridge, with the sunlight through the girders making a constant flicker upon the moving cars, with the city rising up across the river in white heaps and sugar lumps all built with a wish out of non-olfactory money.
    p. 68.7
  • But his heart was in a constant, turbulent riot.
    p. 99.0

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