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deciduous

See definition of deciduous on Dictionary.com
  • as inshort-lived
  • as intransient
  • as intransient/transitory

synonyms for deciduous

  • brief
  • ephemeral
  • fleeting
  • momentary
  • short-term
  • temporary
  • transitory
  • evanescent
  • fly-by-night
  • fugacious
  • fugitive
  • gone in a heartbeat
  • impermanent
  • of short duration
  • over in a heartbeat
  • passing
  • quick
  • short
  • short-haul
  • short-run
  • transient

antonyms for deciduous

MOST RELEVANT
  • enduring
  • lasting
  • lengthy
  • long
  • long-lived
  • permanent
  • perpetual
  • ethereal
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How to use deciduous in a sentence

However, they were not seen to venture far into the surrounding deciduous forest.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
Hardwood trees shed their leaves annually, and they are called deciduous trees.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
This is known as the "deciduous" habit, and such trees are called deciduous trees, in distinction from "evergreen" trees.
BIRDS AND ALL NATURE, VOL. VI, NO. 3, OCTOBER 1899VARIOUS
It will grow and has been found on almost any deciduous tree, preferring those with soft bark, and growing very seldom on the Oak.
THE PLANT-LORE AND GARDEN-CRAFT OF SHAKESPEAREHENRY NICHOLSON ELLACOMBE
At any rate, it is the only deciduous tree I know of that does not let go the old seed till the new is well on the way.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
The counties of this valley yield annually over one half of the entire output of the deciduous fruits of California.
THE ROAD OF A THOUSAND WONDERSPASSENGER DEPT. SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO
Both species of Diaglena inhabit tropical scrub forest; none has been found in the more humid and tropical semi-deciduous forests.
THE AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF MICHOACN, MXICOWILLIAM E. DUELLMAN
Geckos of this species have been found in tropical semi-deciduous forest in the coastal lowlands to elevations of 500 meters.
THE AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF MICHOACN, MXICOWILLIAM E. DUELLMAN
Immediately below these falls the river winds about, making a peninsula, which is covered with deciduous trees and a fertile soil.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
It has been collected in scrub forest, semi-deciduous broad-leafed forest, and oak forest.
THE AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF MICHOACN, MXICOWILLIAM E. DUELLMAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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