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fugacious

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adjective fu·ga·cious \fyü-ˈgā-shəs\

Definition of fugacious

  1. :  lasting a short time :  evanescent



Examples of fugacious

  1. <savor the fugacious pleasures of life as intensely as the more enduring ones>



Origin of fugacious

Latin fugac-, fugax, from fugere


First Known Use: 1634


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