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  • 101vent — [ vɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1080; lat. ventus I ♦ A ♦ Déplacements naturels de l atmosphère. 1 ♦ Mouvement de l atmosphère ressenti au voisinage du sol; déplacement d air; air déplacé (⇒ alizé, aquilon, autan, bora, chergui, chinook, foehn, khamsin, mistral …

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  • 102unsteady — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. fluctuating, waving, shifting, vacillating, irresolute, shaky, tottery, wobbly, infirm. See inequality, changeableness, agitation. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Wobbly] Syn. unstable, wiggly, wavering …

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  • 103capricious — 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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  • 104fickle — fick•le [[t]ˈfɪk əl[/t]] adj. 1) not constant or loyal in affections 2) likely to change, esp. due to caprice, irresolution, or instability; casually changeable: fickle weather[/ex] • Etymology: bef. 1000; ME fikel, OE ficol deceitful… …

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  • 105in|con´stant|ly — in|con|stant «ihn KON stuhnt», adjective, noun. –adj. not constant; changeable; variable: »an inconstant person, character, or action. O, swear not by the moon, the inconstant moon, that monthly changes in her circled orb (Shakespeare).… …

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  • 106in|con|stant — «ihn KON stuhnt», adjective, noun. –adj. not constant; changeable; variable: »an inconstant person, character, or action. O, swear not by the moon, the inconstant moon, that monthly changes in her circled orb (Shakespeare). SYNONYM(S): fickle,… …

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  • 107Changeable — 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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  • 108Mutable — 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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  • 109Variable — 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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  • 110Variable 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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  • 111Variable 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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  • 112Variable 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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  • 113fickle — adjective Etymology: Middle English fikel deceitful, inconstant, from Old English ficol deceitful; akin to Old English befician to deceive, and probably to Old English fāh hostile more at foe Date: 13th century marked by lack of steadfastness,… …

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  • 115List of Biblical names — This is a list of names from the Bible, mainly taken from the 19th century public domain resource: : Hitchcock s New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible by Roswell D. Hitchcock, New York: A. J. Johnson, 1874, c1869.Each name is given with its …

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  • 116Earth's magnetic field — Computer simulation of the Earth s field in a normal period between reversals.[1] The tubes represent magnetic field lines, blue when the field points towards the center and yellow when away. The rotation axis of the Earth is centered and… …

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  • 117Kzin — Kzinti on the cover of Man Kzin Wars III. The Kzinti (singular Kzin) are a fictional, very warlike and bloodthirsty race of cat like aliens in Larry Niven s Known Space series. The Kzin were initially introduced in Niven s story The Warriors… …

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  • 119The Gripping Hand —   Author(s) Larry Niven Jerry Pournelle Country …

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  • 120Bleak House — For other uses, see Bleak House (disambiguation). Bleak House   …

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