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fleeting
used in Gone with the Wind

5 uses
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Definition
lasting a short time
  • For a fleeting instant she saw Melanie's incredulous face, the look on the chaperons' faces, the petulant girls, the enthusiastic approval of the soldiers.
    2.9 (92% in)
  • Scarlett caught a fleeting glimpse and saw that it was a broad gold ring.
    2.10 (19% in)
  • For a fleeting immeasurable instant, he pressed her body close to his.
    2.15 (96% in)
  • She caught a fleeting glimpse of a head of red curls and saw that creature, Belle Watling, heard her shrill drunken laughter as she clung for support to a one-armed soldier who reeled and staggered.
    3.21 (84% in)
  • Now that she could catch fleeting glimpses of the sun, her spirits soared.
    4.34 (1% in)

There are no more uses of "fleeting" in Gone with the Wind.

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