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fleeting
used in Carrie

2 uses
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Definition
lasting a short time
  • For a fleeting second he was literally scared shitless.
  • Road litter blew past her in a sudden and tremendous rush, along with a blast of warm air that reminded her fleetingly of (the smell of subways) a trip she had taken to Boston the year before.

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