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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Transiently, temporarily.

Usage examples (6)
  • What it was previously capable of doing only slightly and impermanently, it can now do completely.
  • The compelling, labyrinthine tale winds to a conclusion with an almost audible 'pop!' as worlds tremble and things change -- perhaps for good, perhaps only ...impermanently.
  • As these accidents write their history upon the ground alone, and in a way impermanently, it is difficult to trace the ice times of ancient geological periods.
  • Graffiti Research Lab show off their solution to street art's pesky mark-making with a hand-held, strong light laser that impermanently bombs those hard-to-reach places. for more
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