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Adjective: fleeting  flee-ting
  1. Lasting for a markedly brief time
    "a fleeting glance";
    - fugitive, momentaneous, momentary
Verb: fleet  fleet
  1. Move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart
    "The hummingbird fleeted among the branches";
    - flit, flutter, dart
  2. Disappear gradually
    - evanesce, fade, blow over, pass off, pass

See also: short

Type of: barrel [informal], belt [informal], belt along [informal], bucket [informal], bucket along [informal], disappear, go away, hasten, hie [archaic], hotfoot, hurry, pelt [informal], pelt along [informal], race, rocket [informal], rush, rush along, speed, step on it [informal], travel rapidly, vanish, whizz [informal], whizz along [informal], wing [informal], zip [informal], zoom, zoom along

Encyclopedia: Fleeting, John

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