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transient
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
lasting a short time

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one who stays for only a short time
  • I'm just transient labor.
    1.9 Part 1 Chapter 9 — The Sacred and the Profane (47% in)
  • She felt it more clearly than ever this morning: the certainty that the ugliness of the men in the city and the ugliness of her suffering were transient accidents-while the smiling sense of hope within her at the sight of a sun-flooded forest, the sense of an unlimited promise, was the permanent and the real.
    2.8 Part 2 Chapter 8 — By Our Love (20% in)
  • With its costly furniture and the absence of all personal belongings, the room had that air of dreary luxury which pertains to transient occupancy, as dismal as the air of a flophouse.
    3.6 Part 3 Chapter 6 — The Concerto of Deliverance (39% in)

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