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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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In the first mirror scene, on a train window at deepening dusk, Yoko's eyes glimmer ephemerally with a small fire of the distant hill while the rest of her translucent, superimposed image floats amid the indistinct, constantly moving wilderness, suggesting her aerial beauty.
We could think of them as being there as complete objects only momentarily, ephemerally, in an accomplished performance.
It is similar to a flow that moves haphazardly and usually ephemerally across a network.
Lower reaches of some palaeovalleys are contiguous with modern active, or ephemerally active, drainages along the west and south coast.
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.
Playing a character that's like some lovably nerdy aunt who insists on sending you Chia Pets or Anne Geddes calendars, yet somehow you just can't get enough of her, Houdyshell is the most substantial reason to see Paul Rudnick's ephemerally amusing quartet of playlets, "The New Century.
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.
Vacariu leads me to a bend in Cave Creek where clusters of maple trees shed red leaves into the eddies, a place as ephemerally beautiful as a haiku.
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.