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synonyms for fleetingly

  • momentarily
  • quickly
  • temporarily
  • for a little while
  • hastily
  • in passing
  • transiently
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antonyms for fleetingly

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  • permanently
  • at length
  • long-windedly
  • verbosely
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How to use fleetingly in a sentence

Still, it’s hard to deny that Reebok has been flailing for too long, fleeting improvements in 2019 aside.
WHY ADIDAS IS FINALLY PUTTING REEBOK UP FOR SALEPHIL WAHBADECEMBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
She hopes she’ll never have to steal again, though she says her sense of security is fleeting.
STEALING TO SURVIVE: MORE AMERICANS ARE SHOPLIFTING FOOD AS AID RUNS OUT DURING THE PANDEMICABHA BHATTARAI, HANNAH DENHAMDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
So now, in the fleeting space between comfortable and crazy, he is in this happy place, alone on his coming-of-age court with Veljko Perovic, his personal coach since he was 12, signing out by sinking buckets.
DENI AVDIJA IS ‘THE GREATEST TALENT IN ISRAELI BASKETBALL HISTORY.’ BUT IS HE READY FOR THE NBA?STEVE HENDRIXNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It can be as fleeting as the first bite of a crisp apple or more substantial, such as the feeling of awe at a valley awash in golden foliage.
HOW TO KEEP YOUR SADNESS FROM TURNING INTO DEPRESSIONJELENA KECMANOVICNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Maybe she had the look of someone who was trying to work something out, something at once vast and fleeting, which could never be approached head-on but only anecdotally.
READING NICOLE KRAUSS’S ‘TO BE A MAN’ FEELS LIKE TALKING ALL NIGHT WITH A BRILLIANT FRIENDJOAN FRANKNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Mike saw the figure—dimly, fleetingly, obscured most of the time by the driving whiteness.
UNWISE CHILDGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
A darker, livid hue passed fleetingly over the pallid body of the octopus.
KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS
The Beaker trader Rossa rubbed sweating palms on his kilt and thought fleetingly of forest ghosts and other mysteries.
THE TIME TRADERSANDRE NORTON
His mouth, I thought fleetingly, must hurt like hell when he drew it up into the kind of grin he was grinning now.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
It had never before in her life, not even fleetingly, not once, occurred to her that she might ever have children.
ROUGH-HEWNDOROTHY CANFIELD
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WORDS RELATED TO FLEETINGLY

  • fleetingly
  • for a little while
  • hastily
  • in passing
  • momentarily
  • quickly
  • temporarily
  • transiently
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