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fleeting
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
lasting a short time
  • It was impossible to help fleeting visions of another kind—new dignities and an acknowledged value of which she had often felt the absence.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (43% in)
  • Seated in a famous arm-chair and in his best suit, constantly within sight of good cheer, he had a comfortable consciousness of being on the premises, mingled with fleeting suggestions of Sunday and the bar at the Green Man; and he informed Mary Garth that he should not go out of reach of his brother Peter while that poor fellow was above ground.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (84% in)

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