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|part of speech:
||passing or disappearing quickly; transient; ephemeral.
She gave him only a fleeting glance.Unfortunately, their success was fleeting.I got only a fleeting glimpse of the bird before it flew off.
- brief, ephemeral, evanescent, passing, transient
- enduring, lasting, long-lasting
- similar words:
- flitting, fugitive, impermanent, momentary, quick, short-lived, temporal, temporary, transitory, vanishing
||brief, casual, indistinct, short
||fleetingly (adv.), fleetingness (n.)