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transient
used in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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Definition
lasting a short time

or:  

one who stays for only a short time
  • I began to perceive more deeply than it has ever yet been stated, the trembling immateriality, the mist-like transience of this seemingly so solid body in which we walk attired.
    p. 85.1

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