transiently

[ tran-shuhnt, -zhuhnt, -zee-uhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF transiently
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TRANSIENTLY

But once—that transiently—yet sufficient to convince me that she is charming.

I could manifest myself as palely, as transiently, as a thought.

These not only survived him, but were destined, in the end, to overcome the power which had transiently overthrown them.

He who read through her lustrous, transiently dwelling eyes had not that security.

They knew whose lips were there, and, for that moment, they did not recall the hands so transiently blest.

After the lapse of that period, he has something to say to us again, and we transiently look in upon him there.

When Sinclair transiently forgets his gospel of the impossible he can see well enough.

I saw him but transiently, as he passed; but his haggard countenance, and furious gestures, filled me with dismay.

And a State can only require respect for its laws from such aliens as are permanently or transiently within its territory.

From the days of remotest history, and our world over, spirits have often been transiently visible and palpable by some mortals.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Latin transiens (accusative transientem) "passing over or away," present participle of transire "cross over, pass away," from trans- "across" (see trans-) + ire "to go" (see ion). The noun is first attested 1650s; specific sense of "transient guest or boarder" first recorded 1880.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TRANSIENTLY

awhile

adverbfor a short period
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