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  • 1inconstant — [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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  • 2inconstant — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unstable, irregular; fickle, changeable, faithless. See changeableness.Ant., constant, unchanging. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. changeable, fickle, variable, capricious, unstable; see also changeable …

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  • 3inconstant — adj. 1 (of a person) fickle, changeable. 2 frequently changing; variable, irregular. Derivatives: inconstancy n. (pl. ies). inconstantly adv. Etymology: ME f. OF f. L inconstans antis (as IN (1), CONSTANT) …

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  • 4in|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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  • 5in|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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  • 6change|ling — «CHAYNJ lihng», noun. 1. a child secretly left in place of another: »She may have been…a changeling the adopted daughter of gypsies (Time). 2. a strange, stupid, or ugly child, supposed to have been left by fairies in place of a child carried off …

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  • 7Weathercock — Weath er*cock , n. 1. A vane, or weather vane; so called because originally often in the figure of a cock, turning on the top of a spire with the wind, and showing its direction. As a wedercok that turneth his face with every wind. Chaucer. [1913 …

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  • 8flirt — flÉœrt /flɜːt n. charming tease, one who teases affectionately; fickle person, inconstant person; sudden movement, quick motion v. tease affectionately, make amorous advances without serious intent; trifle with; move suddenly or jerkily; fling …

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  • 9flirted — flÉœrt /flɜːt n. charming tease, one who teases affectionately; fickle person, inconstant person; sudden movement, quick motion v. tease affectionately, make amorous advances without serious intent; trifle with; move suddenly or jerkily; fling …

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  • 10flirting — n. flirtation, coquetry, affectionate and playful conduct meant to arouse sexual interest; brief romance flÉœrt /flɜːt n. charming tease, one who teases affectionately; fickle person, inconstant person; sudden movement, quick motion v. tease… …

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  • 11flirts — flÉœrt /flɜːt n. charming tease, one who teases affectionately; fickle person, inconstant person; sudden movement, quick motion v. tease affectionately, make amorous advances without serious intent; trifle with; move suddenly or jerkily; fling …

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  • 12rover — n. 1. Rambler, wanderer, straggler, bird of passage. 2. Robber, pirate, freebooter. 3. Fickle person, inconstant person …

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  • 13At rovers — Rover Rov er, n. [D. roover a robber. See {Rove}, v. i.] 1. One who practices robbery on the seas; a pirate. [1913 Webster] Yet Pompey the Great deserveth honor more justly for scouring the seas, and taking from the rovers 846 sail of ships.… …

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  • 14CD changer — Changer Chan ger, n. 1. One who changes or alters the form of anything. [1913 Webster] 2. One who deals in or changes money. John ii. 14. [1913 Webster] 3. One apt to change; an inconstant person. [1913 Webster] 4. an electronic device which… …

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  • 15Changer — Chan ger, n. 1. One who changes or alters the form of anything. [1913 Webster] 2. One who deals in or changes money. John ii. 14. [1913 Webster] 3. One apt to change; an inconstant person. [1913 Webster] 4. an electronic device which changes one… …

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  • 16jack of the clock house — Minute jack Mi*nute jack , n. 1. A figure which strikes the hour on the bell of some fanciful clocks; called also {jack of the clock house}. [1913 Webster] 2. A timeserver; an inconstant person. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17Minute-jack — Mi*nute jack , n. 1. A figure which strikes the hour on the bell of some fanciful clocks; called also {jack of the clock house}. [1913 Webster] 2. A timeserver; an inconstant person. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18record changer — Changer Chan ger, n. 1. One who changes or alters the form of anything. [1913 Webster] 2. One who deals in or changes money. John ii. 14. [1913 Webster] 3. One apt to change; an inconstant person. [1913 Webster] 4. an electronic device which… …

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  • 19Rover — Rov er, n. [D. roover a robber. See {Rove}, v. i.] 1. One who practices robbery on the seas; a pirate. [1913 Webster] Yet Pompey the Great deserveth honor more justly for scouring the seas, and taking from the rovers 846 sail of ships. Holland.… …

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  • 20chameleon — chameleonic /keuh mee lee on ik/, adj. chameleonlike, adj. /keuh mee lee euhn, meel yeuhn/, n. 1. any of numerous Old World lizards of the family Chamaeleontidae, characterized by the ability to change the color of their skin, very slow… …

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