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lasting for a markedly brief time

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The survivors, he said, "have not consented for it to be publicly released in Pakistan", adding that such agreement was required for all the women who featured in the film, no matter how fleetingly.
She has been in tears many times during the last few days, and even, fleetingly, felt like quitting the show altogether at one point and fleeing all the attention.
Quiet afternoons laden with little more than sunshine, a flat cricket square, two evenly matched teams and possibly a warm beer may offer a vision of an England which, regrettably, no longer exists, but armed with your copy of Wisden, it's possible to believe it does, however fleetingly.
In our more sober considerations we move beyond our arrogance and fleetingly accept the fact of our total physical and mental extinction.
In the senior high school text, he is mentioned fleetingly as part of a lesson on the custom of lowering flags to half-staff at state funerals, like Mao's in 1976.
In experiments in the 1980s, other teams fleetingly made silicon a superconductor when they squeezed it to about 100,000 times atmospheric pressure.
Touted as the next big thing since sliced bread and by some as sounding the death knell for the great sliced white loaf, the Atkins diet star burned fiercely but fleetingly in the grocery firmament.
Instead of being drab eyesores, the poles are fleetingly transformed into objects of strange and compelling beauty.
Mirrored clear--nothing undefined within the dawn-arranged, dusk-arranged eye--a spirit's here transparent increments to visit, gracing us fleetingly, mortalities with eternity.
Instead, wine emerges as an experience open to invention and reinvention, a nebulous pleasure captured only fleetingly in the strained metaphor of a critic or the romance of an Italian estate before it is reconceived as something wholly different.
However, this would eliminate any records which refer even fleetingly to the box industry but which may still contain useful information.
In those lucid moments Best, like every drinker, knows, perhaps just fleetingly, exactly what the drink is doing to him, his life, his health, the people who love him.
Women enter Pantano's pages only infrequently and fleetingly, as the ruler's wife (Eleonora of Aragon, Lucrezia Borgia) or ideal recipients of verse collections (Giovanni Marrasio's Angelinetum, Basinio da Parma's Liber Isottaeus).
McGinley followed, alongside England's Andrew Marshall and Australia's Marcus Fraser on seven under having fleetingly led the field.
And Amor, the god of love, shows up only fleetingly.