fleeting

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfliːtɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈflitɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(flēting)


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fleeting

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is fleeting in nature
  2. the moment was fleeting
  3. was a fleeting [encounter, appearance, moment]
  4. was [just, only] a fleeting visit
  5. was a fleeting [desire, fantasy]
  6. gave him a fleeting [glance, look]
  7. got a fleeting glimpse of
  8. for [a, one] fleeting moment, I [saw, thought]
  9. have a fleeting feeling that
  10. a fleeting feeling of [guilt, remorse]
  11. fleeting thoughts of [dread, suicide]
  12. have (only) a fleeting acquaintance with
  13. life is fleeting
  14. this fleeting life
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