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fugacious

(of plant organs) withering and falling quickly.
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Readers who visit the site will discover an exciting new approach to the editing of commentary, that most elusive, fugacious, and insubstantial branch of ancient and medieval literature.
It's one of the good dive pubs, crowded, fugacious, with a halcyon waft of piss and beer.
The argument was that oil and gas have a fugacious nature and should thus belong to no one until they are brought to the surface and reduced to possession.
The spectacle does not diminish the value of their proclamation: quite the opposite, authenticity comes to exist only in the fugacious expression of itself that takes place in front of an audience.
Precisely in chapter twenty-six--which paratextually mirrors Canto XXVI --Anguilla divulges the truth behind his fugacious departure to America, contradicting his previous ascertainment.
Statism | The fourth factor is the fugacious phenomenon of ideology.