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perishable
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
things that decay (spoil) — (often said of foods that need refrigeration such as meats or milk)
  • He knew that when he kissed this girl, and forever wed his unutterable visions to her perishable breath, his mind would never romp again like the mind of God.
    p. 110.9

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