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used in The Horse Whisperer

11 uses
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unchanging, continuous, or happening repeatedly
  • The walls of the stall were thickly padded but even so they seemed to shake under the constant thumping of his hooves.
    Three (25% in)
  • The rate had stayed a constant seventy for many days.
    Three (81% in)
  • Lester, a dapper little man with a toothbrush moustache, had the radio on behind the counter and for once Robert felt grateful for the constant, inane babble of traffic news and jingles.
    Eleven (23% in)
  • Lower down, meandering a meadow so flat that its loops linked back upon themselves, it formed a maze of still, dark pools and grassy islands whose geography was constantly arranged and rearranged by beavers.
    Fourteen (9% in)
  • Separated from their mothers, who kept up a constant calling, the calves were moved through a series of connecting pens until they found themselves in a narrow chute from which there was no return.
    Seventeen (23% in)
  • The sky above him rushed with small white clouds so that the light shifted constantly from gloom to glare.
    Eighteen (37% in)
  • Some bounced back to dance in shimmering reflection on the ceiling, while the rest slanted through to the bottom of the pool where it formed undulating patterns, like a colony of pale blue snakes that lived and died and were constantly reborn.
    Nineteen (48% in)
  • Her prosthetic leg was now so tight it gave her constant pain.
    Twenty-eight (89% in)
  • The rush of water drowned the constant low rumble of thunder outside.
    Twenty-nine (4% in)
  • He nagged away at it constantly, readjusting it piece by piece with a long-handled fork.
    Thirty (60% in)
  • The girl, now nearly fifteen, was a constantly revealing miracle.
    Thirty-six (53% in)

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