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fleeting
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The Giver
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  • It must be a unanimous choice of the Committee. They can have no doubts, however fleeting. If, during the process, an Elder reports a dream of uncertainty, that dream has the power to set a candidate aside instantly.
    p.62.1
  • This time it had been Fiona who had undergone that fleeting indescribable change.
    p.90.9
  • This time it was not a fleeting impression.
    p.93.8
  • But the change was fleeting.
    p.94.3
  • For a fleeting second he felt that he wanted to keep it for himself, to let himself bathe in sunlight, unburdened by anything or anyone else.
    p.177.1
  • For a fleeting instant he thought he would like nothing better than to ride peacefully along the river path, laughing and talking with his gentle female friend.
    p.135.2

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

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