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pendulum
used in Rose Red

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Definition
a weight hanging from a fixed location so that the weight swings freely back and forth under the influence of gravity — such as is seen in some mechanical clocks

or:

a change that is roughly proportional and in the opposite direction of a prior change — such as a change in opinion
  • I sit down here to write in an act of desperation (this is not one of Poe's gory inventions of fiction: no young girl who can set schools afire; no dog that behaves as if possessed; no giant pendulum swinging to cut one in half!
    8 — 1917 (1% in)

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