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fleeting
used in Lonesome Dove

2 uses
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Definition
lasting a short time
  • Augustus had had only a fleeting contact with the language and had no real opportunity to improve his knowledge; once he had been caught in an ice storm on the plains and had torn out a number of pages of the grammar in order to get a fire started.
    Chapters 7-8 (63% in)
  • At first the stones were small, and he wasn't too worried, for he had seen fleeting hail squalls pass in five minutes.
    Chapters 62-63 (36% in)

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