Definition of 'ephemeral'
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The nature of train drinking is an ephemeral pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They represent the bulk of total investment returns because capital gains so often prove ephemeral. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Why not take a detour to a garden in search of an ephemeral beauty or two? Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is unusual to make a dedication of something as ephemeral as a column. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Not a bad eulogy for an ephemeral medium where the credits are the roll call of the unknown. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Many of the organizations proved ephemeral. A Social History of Modern Spain (1991)Without a camera to imply documentation or recording, these beautiful, often eerie works become ephemeral. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is something floaty, ephemeral about the 62-year-old academic. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They all began with earnest monologues about education, but before long they were each struggling with crowd control and the ephemeral donkey work nobody told them about. Times, Sunday Times (2014)York, and now it was time to balance that out with something simpler, and learn how to make those joys less external and ephemeral. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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