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  1. ephemeral, passing, short-lived, transient, transitory, fugacious(adj)

    lasting a very short time

    "the ephemeral joys of childhood"; "a passing fancy"; "youth's transient beauty"; "love is transitory but it is eternal"; "fugacious blossoms"

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  1. fugacious(Adjective)

    Fleeting, fading quickly, transient.

  2. Origin: From fugaci, stem of fugax, from fugio.

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  1. Fugacious(adj)

    flying, or disposed to fly; fleeing away; lasting but a short time; volatile

  2. Fugacious(adj)

    fleeting; lasting but a short time; -- applied particularly to organs or parts which are short-lived as compared with the life of the individual

  3. Origin: [L. fugax, fugacis, from fugere: cf. F. fugace. See Fugitive.]

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