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transitory
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Jane Eyre
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  • I did not then know that it was no transitory blossom, but rather the radiant resemblance of one, cut in an indestructible gem.
  • The fact is, after my conflict with and victory over Mrs. Reed, I was not disposed to care much for the nursemaid’s transitory anger; and I WAS disposed to bask in her youthful lightness of heart.
  • My help had been needed and claimed; I had given it: I was pleased to have done something; trivial, transitory though the deed was, it was yet an active thing, and I was weary of an existence all passive.
  • It is only because our connection happens to be very transitory, and comes at a peculiarly mournful season, that I consent thus to render it so patient and compliant on my part.
  • — unjust!" said my reason, forced by the agonising stimulus into precocious though transitory power: and Resolve, equally wrought up, instigated some strange expedient to achieve escape from insupportable oppression — as running away, or, if that could not be effected, never eating or drinking more, and letting myself die.

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  • Do not be concerned about mild, transitory symptoms.
  • The goal of this emergency organization is to keep a transitory problem from turning into one that is permanent.

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