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used in The Giver

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lasting a short time
  • It must be a unanimous choice of the Committee. They can have no doubts, however fleeting. If, during the process, an Elder reports a dream of uncertainty, that dream has the power to set a candidate aside instantly.
    p. 62.1
fleeting = short-lived (lasting just a short time)
  • This time it had been Fiona who had undergone that fleeting indescribable change.
    p. 90.9
  • This time it was not a fleeting impression.
    p. 93.8
  • But the change was fleeting.
    p. 94.3
  • For a fleeting instant he thought he would like nothing better than to ride peacefully along the river path, laughing and talking with his gentle female friend.
    p. 135.2
  • For a fleeting second he felt that he wanted to keep it for himself, to let himself bathe in sunlight, unburdened by anything or anyone else.
    p. 177.1

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