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used in Main Street

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unchanging, continuous, or happening repeatedly
  • The smell grows constantly thicker, more stale.
    Chapter 3 (16% in)
  • Though the town seemed to Carol to change no more than the surrounding fields, there was a constant shifting, these three years.
    Chapter 20 (78% in)
  • 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!
    Chapter 20 (91% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 23 (89% in)
  • I've got a hard day tomorrow," the two were talking so intimately that they constantly interrupted each other.
    Chapter 28 (70% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 30 (5% in)

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