fugacious

[ fyoo-gey-shuh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF fugacious
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The veil is often wanting, but when present is fibrous and fugacious.

Petals 5, fugacious (lasting but a day), much larger than the calyx.

Petals 5, rarely 6, inserted on the calyx with the 7–20 stamens, fugacious.

Honours and dignities are tranſient, beauty and riches frail and fugacious, to a proverb.

Honours and dignities are transient, beauty and riches frail and fugacious, to a proverb.

Diffusible stimulants are general stimulants the effects of which are rapid but fugacious, as ether or alcohol.

Their happy day, however, is soon over; their fugacious petals shrivel in three or four days.

Nobody, it appeared, was alert enough to espy that fugacious shadow on the fire-ladder.

Hymenophore continuous with the stem, veil woven into a fugacious web, which adheres to the margin of the pileus.

As this is fugacious, the points are generally dipped afresh when wanted.

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