fugacious


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lasting a very short time

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Has the fugacious writer Kevin Wilkins finally found his place in this universe?
1999) Stereotyping, processing goals, and social identity: Inveterate and fugacious characteristics of stereotypes.
101) The conflation of the eternal and the fugacious is not the same as the macromicro convergence because in Paracelsus, the microcosm is ruled by a common (astral) teleology; while in the Parvenir, there are as many "ways to attain" as there are human possibilities unbounded by any single metaphysical order.
In the Dublin spiritual notes and poetry, interrogatives render knowing an imperilled or fugacious activity, one that undermines "the authority of meaning" and speaker, and makes Hopkins ' ultimate Authority an even more remote figure.
Actually, the fugacious nature of natural gas implies that the lowest cost way to store it is to not produce it (Sauer 1991) and the pipeline companies took advantage of this essentially free storage by closely coordinating production and consumption as part of their merchant function.
Le sourire," Muir writes, "est la seule presence": ineffable, ambiguous, fugacious.
For the sake of synthesis we will mention only the following tendencies: the theology of individual salvation stressed by the great religious awakening movements in England and the United States from the mid-eighteenth century to the middle of the nineteenth century, out of which millenarian and conservative evangelicalism evolved; the literalist "biblicism," which later was exacerbated by fundamentalism; and features of liberal theology which, although somehow fugacious, was sufficient to appeal to sectors of Protestant intellectuals in Brazil from the 1930s to the '60s.
However fugacious certain contemporary theories may turn out to be, they collectively reflect a cultural condition which can hardly be ignored, since the problems they raise pose a challenge to the nature and pursuit of the humanities as such.