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Synonyms for short-lived

Synonyms for short-lived

Synonyms for short-lived

lasting a very short time

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As darkness came on, the hunting-cries to right and left and rear drew closer--so close that more than once they sent surges of fear through the toiling dogs, throwing them into short-lived panics.
Her fits of temper (as is usual with good-natured people) were of the hot and the short-lived sort, easily roused and easily appeased.
The annals of this short-lived era of despair make bloody reading.
The steady illumination of his qenius, dim only because distant, is like the faint but satisfying light of the stars compared with the dazzling but ineffectual and short-lived blaze of candles.
The sun came proudly up in all his majesty, the noble river ran its winding course, the leaves quivered and rustled in the air, the birds poured their cheerful songs from every tree, the short-lived butterfly fluttered its little wings; all the light and life of day came on; and, amidst it all, and pressing down the grass whose every blade bore twenty tiny lives, lay the dead man, with his stark and rigid face turned upwards to the sky.
Beaumont, however, was short-lived, and much the greater part of the fifty and more plays ultimately published under their joint names really belong to Fletcher alone or to Fletcher and other collaborators.
It would seem that Napoleon has extinguished in his soldiers the sensation of wonder; for an impassive face is a sure token by which you may know the men who served erewhile under the short-lived yet deathless Eagles of the great Emperor.
UK economic growth has "cranked up several gears" to its fastest pace for a year, backing hopes that a slowdown in the first quarter of 2015 will be short-lived, new figures suggest.
Summary: Yemen warplanes hit Shiite rebel positions, where army has come under repeated attacks after collapse of short-lived truce.
According to Reuters, Russian central bank chief, Elvira Nabiullina, said that any decrease in investment in the economy would be short-lived and there was no reason to put off a move to inflation targeting.
Summary: Gold futures fell below $1,300 an ounce to the cheapest in seven weeks on speculation a US government closure will be short-lived.
WASHINGTON, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Investigation Agency: Late last week, Representative Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the Super Pollutant Emissions Reduction Act of 2013 (the "SUPER Act") as a first step to stopping emissions of short-lived climate pollutants, to slow down the rate of climate change.
The urgent need to mitigate emissions of short-lived climate pollutants to protect human health and the environment now, and slow the rate of climate change expected by 2050 has prompted five leading non-government institutions to add their weight to a growing global Coalition.
London, June 16 ( ANI ): Kim Kardashian opened up to Oprah Winfrey about her short-lived marriage to Kris Humphries, saying that the union led her to a life changing epiphany.
But experts warn the minor falls are expected to be short-lived as retailers struggle to match forecourt prices against the cost of crude oil globally.