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synonyms for flash in pan

  • cursory
  • ephemeral
  • fading
  • momentary
  • short-lived
  • sudden
  • transitory
  • flitting
  • flying
  • passing
  • short
  • vanishing
  • evanescent
  • flash in the pan
  • fugacious
  • fugitive
  • impermanent
  • meteoric
  • temporary
  • volatile

antonyms for flash in pan

MOST RELEVANT
  • enduring
  • lasting
  • lengthy
  • long-lived
  • permanent
  • perpetual
  • constant
  • continual
  • endless
  • long
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          How to use flash in pan in a sentence

          The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
          THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
          A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.
          THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
          "A camp-fire would hardly flash and die out like that, Sarge," he answered thoughtfully.
          RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
          Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
          BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
          If those jaspers flash any part of the roll in the Territory before snowfall, I'll get them.
          RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
          The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
          NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
          So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
          NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
          Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
          NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
          But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
          THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
          Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.
          THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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