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transient
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Jane Eyre
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  • Bessie asked if I would have a book: the word BOOK acted as a transient stimulus, and I begged her to fetch Gulliver’s Travels from the library.
  • Don’t cling so tenaciously to ties of the flesh; save your constancy and ardour for an adequate cause; forbear to waste them on trite transient objects.
  • And then she would pout like a disappointed child; a pensive cloud would soften her radiant vivacity; she would withdraw her hand hastily from his, and turn in transient petulance from his aspect, at once so heroic and so martyr-like.

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  • The harvest is dependent upon transient laborers.
  • youth’s transient beauty

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