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synonyms for perishable

  • decaying
  • decomposable
  • destructible
  • easily spoiled
  • short-lived
  • unstable

antonyms for perishable

MOST RELEVANT
  • continuation
  • endurance
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How to use perishable in a sentence

Vast quantities of perishable goods are carried, but usually under definite regulations and contracts.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
All through schooltime the mowing-machine hummed its low harmony of perishable minutes and wasted sunlight.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
Not being perishable none are lost in shipping or by keeping.
WALNUT GROWING IN OREGONVARIOUS
It seems to me that objects of that description are a trifle too perishable.
PAUL PATOFFF. MARION CRAWFORD
Our religion then was given by God: and can God give a perishable imperfect religion?
AIDS TO REFLECTIONSAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
It is human nature as it is constituted in this world—a weak, fragile, perishable thing.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
But conditions at Anau seem to have been unusually favorable to the preservation of these perishable remains.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
How poor and how perishable is human fame; and yet with what eagerness is it universally sought!
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IIFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
Shelves lined the walls wherever it was convenient to have them, and many perishable foodstuffs had been brought inside.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Besides I don't approve of the amount of money she's putting into perishable things.
AND SO THEY WERE MARRIEDFLORENCE MORSE KINGSLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO PERISHABLE

  • ephemeral
  • evanescent
  • passing
  • perishable
  • temporary
  • transient
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.