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mutable

(myo͞o′tə-bəl)
adj.
1.
a. Capable of or subject to change or alteration.
b. Prone to frequent change; inconstant: mutable weather patterns.
2. Tending to undergo genetic mutation: a mutable organism; a mutable gene.

mu′ta·bil′i·ty n.
mu′ta·bly adv.
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Mutability, like Dis before her, also wants fame: she desires men's admiration and `heauenly honours'(4), and as the poem progresses, her ambition will `burne' ever higher (10).
Chapter by chapter we follow the pilgrim's trajectory and encounters (with the goatherds, mountaineers, fishers, and hunters) in a landscape dominated by mutability. The overall plot is disclosed as one of "symbolic death and rebirth" (10), for "death and decadence accompany life and growth in all earthly settings: the hunt, the bucolic, the rustic, the piscatory, the courtly" (17).
The purpose of this study is to define the strategy and mutability conditions for the emergence of a centrality on the Atlantis si
Following Spicer, Gocker willfully--and often playfully--circumvents autonomy; mutability, adjacency, and contingency suggest themselves instead, with works relating self-evidently to those around them.
A couple of asides go further astray, such as the implication that the 1596 Faerie Quenne ends with the Mutability Cantos (101).
Mission 3: Assessment of land hardness and mutability, Consolidation of the land strategy.
The topics are Newton's laws of motion versus nature's, from illusions of precision and reproducibility in natural science to delusions of normalcy in social science, and mutability. The book seems to be one chapter in the first of three volumes in a series on economics.
In contrast to Spenser's Mutability, Milton's Chaos indicates that "uncreated matter and natural flux, not immutability, are now linked to spiritual good" (196).
Sundell affirms that I made it possible for viewers to chart both the persistence and the evolution of certain tropes and concerns across the arc of Man Ray's career: the potential reversibility of elements in a binary structure (such as, for example, figure and ground), shadows that by turns obscure their objects and anchor them to their surroundings, the tension between singularity and repetition, the construction and presentation of the self, the mutability of women's bodies.
The jumbling of time and mutability of the creatures Alice encounters fit well into this philosophy.
When Kirk emphasizes English masculine virtu contending with French feminine fortuna in English historical drama, however, he sheds light on an English vision of France as a nation dominated by mutability, a power to which "effeminate" French kings often succumb.
No subcontracting is considering the nature of the transport / shipping contract; predetermination of the non-performance executable because of ~ extreme mutability of the needs of FFAA as noted above; the specificities of ~ military organization that requires immediate operational readiness.