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e•phem•er•al



Pronunciation: (i-fem'ur-ul), [key]
adj.
1. lasting a very short time; short-lived; transitory: the ephemeral joys of childhood.
2. lasting but one day: an ephemeral flower.

n.
anything short-lived, as certain insects.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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