01. The [constant] noise of the construction going on next door is driving me crazy.
02. I can't stand this [constant] rain. We've got to go somewhere sunny for our holidays.
03. The temperature inside the aquarium needs to remain [constant] throughout the year; otherwise, the fish will die.
04. Children in the Japanese school system are under [constant] pressure to succeed.
05. The weather in Seattle is [constantly] changing.
06. Alfred was [constantly] at his wife's bedside in the last months of her life.
07. Your son is [constantly] fighting with other students, and really should see some kind of counselor.
08. I don't know why my parents stay together; they are [constantly] fighting with one another.
09. Studies show that [constant] exposure to media content normalizes violence, with the result that children come to believe that society is violent.
10. Jackson Brown once noted that we're [constantly] striving for success, fame and comfort when all we really need to be happy is someone or something to be enthusiastic about.
11. Benjamin Disraeli once said that change is inevitable in a progressive country. Change is [constant].
12. Charles Eliot once said that books are the quietest and most [constant] of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
13. Newborn pandas require [constant] care until they are nearly a month old.
14. It took three years of [constant] printing to complete Johann Gutenberg's famous Bible, which appeared in 1455.
15. Invented in the 1940s, an atomic clock is [constant] to within a few seconds every 100,000 years.
16. A car travelling at a [constant] speed of 60 miles per hour would take more than 48 million years to reach the nearest star.
17. She is a nervous sort of person, and is [constantly] biting her nails.
18. The actual land area of Singapore does not remain [constant] because landfill is frequently added when more space is needed for development.
19. Living species of plants and animals are characterized by their [constancy] of general form.
20. Inheritance provides the [constancy] of form, and variation in detail that are characteristic of all living things.
21. In the following equation, the variables x and y are [constants].
22. The total amount of energy in the universe remains [constant].
23. In any gas, particles are [constantly] in random motion.
24. Much evidence exists suggesting that the seafloors are [constantly] moving, and continually being created and destroyed.

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