fleetingly

All Adverb
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  • He appeared only fleetingly in the remaining games of the season.
  • During the actual dream the time is usually too short, the incidents pass too fleetingly. Cited from The Bride of Dreams, by Frederik van Eeden
  • So she thought fleetingly, then stared about, her concern for other things. Cited from The Palace of Darkened Windows, by Mary Hastings Bradley
  • Ross wondered fleetingly why the other had not made sure of him earlier. Cited from The Time Traders, by Andre Norton
  • His fleetingly rendered paintings sold readily, but the money he made was quickly spent.
  • She appears only fleetingly in a single scene, but is revealed to be indispensable to the series.
  • The years now pass swiftly and fleetingly, for in age one measures the flight of time with a larger scale. Cited from The Bride of Dreams, by Frederik van Eeden
  • She glanced at him fleetingly; then, though she felt utterly at sea, made one more desperate effort. Cited from The Power and the Glory, by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  • A series insider said that the character would only be seen "fleetingly" in the episode.
  • It is all a little different, it is seen fleetingly as through running water, and it changes also through the influence of pronounced will. Cited from The Bride of Dreams, by Frederik van Eeden
  • Then Prescott caught sight of a human figure, yet so fleetingly that he could have given no description of it. Cited from The High School Boys' Fishing Trip, by H. Irving Hancock
  • The exact flow conditions existing in the flow bench test exist only fleetingly if at all in an actual running engine.
  • She remembered fleetingly that they had something to do with the story of Ste. Cited from The Bent Twig, by Dorothy Canfield
  • Gloria chose the moment to lift her eyes again fleetingly to King's. Cited from The Everlasting Whisper, by Jackson Gregory
  • Several Marines claimed to have seen the cat fleetingly, but nothing other than a fox was ever found.
  • Gilligan's past and family are fleetingly mentioned during the series.
  • However, they are seen by a woman who is viewed fleetingly by Joanna through the window.
  • The site was also mentioned fleetingly in The Social Network.
  • Other cloaked figures are seen fleetingly, but their purpose is unknown.
  • The marriage faltered early and Picard saw her father only fleetingly as a child.
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