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constant
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
unchanging, continuous, or happening repeatedly
  • But his desire returned, aroused by the constant presence of her beauty.
    3.2 — Part 3 Chapter 2 (25% in)
  • He had forbidden his mother to announce the news, but she had made a few telephone calls last night, and she was making a few more this morning, and now their telephone was ringing constantly, with eager voices asking: "Is it true?" pouring out sounds of amazement and congratulations.
    2.15 — Part 2 Chapter 15 (3% in)
  • During his first week at school the teacher called on Gail Wynand constantly—it was sheer pleasure to her, because he always knew the answers.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (45% in)
  • At a luncheon where he had to speak on architecture, Peter Keating stated: "In reviewing my career to date, I came to the conclusion that I have worked on a true principle: the principle that constant change is a necessity of life.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (87% in)
  • Since buildings are an indispensable part of life, it follows that architecture must change constantly.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (88% in)
  • "We were wrong about him, Ellsworth," said Scarret to his constant companion, "it's the same old Gail, God bless him.
    3.8 — Part 3 Chapter 8 (18% in)
  • She made her usual dramatic entrance, wearing a black dress with a fresh sunflower on her shoulder—her constant ornament that had become a personal trade-mark—and she said to Dominique breathlessly: "Mrs.
    3.8 — Part 3 Chapter 8 (23% in)

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