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ephemeral

  

      adj  
1    lasting for only a short time; transitory; short-lived  
ephemeral pleasure     
      n  
2    a short-lived organism, such as the mayfly  
     (C16: from Greek ephemeros lasting only a day, from hemera day)  
  ephemerally      adv  
  ephemerality, ephemeralness      n  
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ephemeral

  
  
brief, evanescent, fleeting, flitting, fugacious, fugitive, impermanent, momentary, passing, short, short-lived, temporary, transient, transitory  
  
Antonyms     
   abiding, durable, enduring, eternal, immortal, lasting, long-lasting, persisting, steadfast  

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