Definition of 'ephemeral'
Example sentences containing 'ephemeral'
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Many of the organizations proved ephemeral.A Social History of Modern Spain (1991) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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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