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ephemerally

adverb a condition of short duration, a passing condition, a situation of finite duration, brief condiiion, evanescence, fading condition, fleeting condition, fluffiness, insubstantiality, light overview, momentary connition, nonsubstantial perspective, short-lived condition, temporary situation, transience, transitory situation
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That weakness, says Landis, having been emboldened by encouraging press from the world's democracy movements, led the opposition to seek to organize and unify - aims largely accomplished by the Damascus Declaration, albeit ephemerally.
It entered centrally in macro-economic models and more ephemerally in macroeconomic reports.
The plant is regularly expressed as modest for concealing its dark exquisiteness away in the long grass and for flowering so ephemerally - ours came from a packet of English meadow seed mix some moons back.
The white margins of the pages on which these slim poems ephemerally rest seem spatial signifiers of that omnivorous silence, just as the endless return of his poems to the same paradoxes for some thirty years enacts an infinite process of recuperation and loss--that incessantly futile "raid on the inarticulate" of which T.
If the friendship is established for the vested interest, it exists ephemerally.
Over the course of fifteen years or so, Humphries has argued for abstract painting as a piquant site for direct spectatorial experience, at once ephemerally contingent and aggressively present.
No political ideology is bound up with it by necessity; many are linked with it ephemerally or by opportunism.
Also, somewhat more ephemerally, we have found that Shelley's narrative is unusually flexible in the classroom; it is an extraordinarily generous text, capable of sustaining a number of different readings, capable of surprise even for the instructor
With the exception of two early works dating from the thirteenth and sixteenth centuries and one Native American-inspired piece, most of the music is so relaxed, so ephemerally vaporous, it borders on the transitory and commonplace.