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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLUCTUANT

She seemed to be clothed in fluctuant light, and yet it could not dim one radiance of her beauty.

With fluctuant blackness against immutable blackness great sweeping pine trees swished weirdly into the horizon.

Put forth thy wings, thy coronals of Love, wrap thee with fluctuant Winds and exulting Seas!

And the fluctuant oceans plume on plume Bears down to a rock-ribbed hidden doom, And the sky is ashen gray.

Brown is fluctuant; he once lay at a woman's house in Pemlicoe, Dublin.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from Latin fluctuantem (nominative fluctuans), present participle of fluctuare "to move in waves" (see fluctuation).

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