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fleeting
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All Quiet on the Western Front
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  • It is a great brotherhood, which adds something of the good-fellowship of the folk-song, of the feeling of solidarity of convicts, and of the desperate loyalty to one another of men condemned to death, to a condition of life arising out of the midst of danger, out of the tension and forlornness of death—seeking in a wholly unpathetic way a fleeting enjoyment of the hours as they come.

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  • Her moments of happiness were few and fleeting.
  • Youth is fleeting.

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