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synonyms for fleeting

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

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  • enduring
  • lasting
  • lengthy
  • long-lived
  • permanent
  • perpetual
  • constant
  • continual
  • endless
  • long
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How to use fleeting in a sentence

Now, though, due to the pandemic, even those of us in urban environments find ourselves with a precious and fleeting opportunity to hear the sounds that the other inhabitants of the planet are making.
HAS NATURE GOTTEN LOUDER DURING THE PANDEMIC?GREG NOONEOCTOBER 15, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
According to polling by Civiqs, for a fleeting moment early in the pandemic, there wasn’t such a big gap between Republicans and Democrats in terms of how they saw the economy.
SEPTEMBER’S JOBS REPORT IS A POLITICAL RORSCHACH TESTAMELIA THOMSON-DEVEAUX (AMELIA.THOMSON-DEVEAUX@ABC.COM)OCTOBER 2, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Tracking demand and looking at year over year search trends, with Google Ads data as source, remains an accurate way to understand what changed for good, and what is just a fleeting trend depending on the short-term pandemic impact.
HOW WOULD AN SEO AGENCY BE BUILT TODAY? PART 1: CONSUMERS AND TRENDSSPONSORED CONTENT: SEOMONITORSEPTEMBER 4, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
Our experience of The Fabulous has been reduced to fleeting sound-bites and awkward livestreams.
‘SUNSET BOULEVARD’ OF BROKEN DREAMSDAVID EHRENSTEINAUGUST 20, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
The fleeting existence of the quark pair above, like many virtual events, is represented by a Feynman diagram with a closed “loop.”
THE MATHEMATICAL STRUCTURE OF PARTICLE COLLISIONS COMES INTO VIEWCHARLIE WOODAUGUST 20, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
But the impression was so fleeting as to be indefinable, and soon I was busy getting everyone settled in the car.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
True, he offered her just what I did, and with it he gave those fleeting joys that wealth brings.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Lady Hartledon looked back on her fleeting triumph; a triumph at the time certainly, but a short one.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Webber, the tall man with the tough face, watched the fleeting symbols and his face was stony.
THE STARS, MY BROTHERSEDMOND HAMILTON
But everything in this world is fleeting and transitory, and therefore it is not easy to arrive at truth.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
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WORDS RELATED TO FLEETING

  • concise
  • curtailed
  • ephemeral
  • fast
  • fleeting
  • hasty
  • instantaneous
  • little
  • meteoric
  • momentary
  • passing
  • quick
  • short-lived
  • short-term
  • swift
  • temporary
  • transient
  • transitory
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.