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  • 81capricious — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. whimsical, inconstant, fickle; see careless 1 , changeable 1 , 2 . See Synonym Study at inconstant . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) a. [kuh PRISH us] subject to change on a whim, unpredictable. Fred is… …

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  • 82changeable — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [ Said of persons ] Syn. inconstant, unstable, fickle, irresolute, flighty, irresponsible, unreliable, purposeless, wayward, unsettled, motiveless, uncertain, spasmodic, fanciful, impulsive, wavering, uneasy, unsteady,… …

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  • 83inconstant — [in kän′stənt] adj. [OFr < L inconstans] not constant; changeable; specif., a) not remaining firm in mind or purpose b) unsteady in affections or loyalties; fickle c) not uniform in nature, value, etc.; irregular; variable inconstancy n.… …

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  • 84fick´le|ness — fick|le «FIHK uhl», adjective. 1. changing; not constant; likely to change without reason: »fickle fortune, a fickle lover. SYNONYM(S): inconstant, unstable, unsteady, capricious, volatile. 2. likely to change in aspect or nature; uncertain:… …

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  • 85fick|le — «FIHK uhl», adjective. 1. changing; not constant; likely to change without reason: »fickle fortune, a fickle lover. SYNONYM(S): inconstant, unstable, unsteady, capricious, volatile. 2. likely to change in aspect or nature; uncertain: »fickle… …

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  • 86play hard to get — {v. phr.} To act as if one weren t interested; be fickle; be coy. * / Professor Brown is playing very hard to get, our dean said, but I know he will accept our offer and come to teach here. / …

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  • 87play hard to get — {v. phr.} To act as if one weren t interested; be fickle; be coy. * / Professor Brown is playing very hard to get, our dean said, but I know he will accept our offer and come to teach here. / …

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  • 88Changeable — Change a*ble, a. [Cf. F. changeable.] 1. Capable of change; subject to alteration; mutable; variable; fickle; inconstant; as, a changeable humor. [1913 Webster] 2. Appearing different, as in color, in different lights, or under different… …

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  • 89Inconstant — In*con stant, a. [L. inconstans: cf. F. inconstant. See {In } not, and {Constant}.] Not constant; not stable or uniform; subject to change of character, appearance, opinion, inclination, or purpose, etc.; not firm; unsteady; fickle; changeable;… …

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  • 90Mutable — Mu ta*ble, a. [L. mutabilis, fr. mutare to change. See {Move}.] 1. Capable of alteration; subject to change; changeable in form, qualities, or nature. [1913 Webster] Things of the most accidental and mutable nature. South. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 91Variable — Va ri*a*ble, a. [L. variabilis: cf. F. variable.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having the capacity of varying or changing; capable of alternation in any manner; changeable; as, variable winds or seasons; a variable quantity. [1913 Webster] 2. Liable to… …

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  • 92Variable exhaust — Variable Va ri*a*ble, a. [L. variabilis: cf. F. variable.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having the capacity of varying or changing; capable of alternation in any manner; changeable; as, variable winds or seasons; a variable quantity. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 93Variable quantity — Variable Va ri*a*ble, a. [L. variabilis: cf. F. variable.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having the capacity of varying or changing; capable of alternation in any manner; changeable; as, variable winds or seasons; a variable quantity. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 94Variable stars — Variable Va ri*a*ble, a. [L. variabilis: cf. F. variable.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having the capacity of varying or changing; capable of alternation in any manner; changeable; as, variable winds or seasons; a variable quantity. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 95Melbourne Cup — Group I race Melbourne Cup Engraving of the finish line at the 1881 Cup Location Flemington Racecourse Melbourne, Australia Inaugurated 1861 (List of Melbourne Cup winners …

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  • 96Sun — This article is about the star. For other uses, see Sun (disambiguation). The Sun …

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  • 97Sprung rhythm — is a poetic rhythm designed to imitate the rhythm of natural speech. It is constructed from feet in which the first syllable is stressed and may be followed by a variable number of unstressed syllables. The British poet Gerard Manley Hopkins… …

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  • 99Mickey Mouse universe — Mickey Mouse s house at Mickey s Toontown, Disneyland The Mickey Mouse universe is a fictional universe where cartoon characters created by The Walt Disney Company live, the most prominent of which is Mickey Mouse. It is coexistent with the Duck… …

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  • 100Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In — Here Comes The Judge redirects here, for the 1968 song see Shorty Long. Infobox Television show name = Rowan Martin s Laugh In imagesize = caption = Caricatures of Dan Rowan and Dick Martin by Sam Berman show name 2 = Laugh In genre = Sketch… …

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