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constant
used in Lord of the Flies

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Definition
unchanging, continuous, or happening repeatedly
  • For perhaps ten seconds they crouched like that while the flailing fire sent smoke and sparks and waves of inconstant light over the top of the mountain.
    p. 98.6
inconstant = changing

(Editor's note:  The prefix "in-" in inconstant means not and reverses the meaning of constant. This is the same pattern you see in words like invisible, incomplete, and insecure.)
  • "Spill his blood!" The blue-white scar was constant, the noise unendurable.
    p. 152.8

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