perishable

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  • Some of these leaves are highly perishable and must be used within a couple of days.
  • They are things of a perishable nature, yet not without their value. Cited from A Dialogue Concerning Oratory, by Cornelius Tacitus
  • They would therefore make most of their images of wood -- a perishable material. Cited from The Religion of the Ancient Celts, by J. A. MacCulloch
  • Non-perishables are available to assist young service members and their families during times of need.
  • So small is the value which Nature sets upon the perishable forms of matter! Cited from The Destiny of Man, by John Fiske
  • Time would be gone, and all the perishable would be but a lie? Cited from Thus Spake Zarathustra, by Friedrich Nietzsche #1
  • Perhaps the earlier temple was one of wood and other perishable materials.
  • The areas between these larger groups contained houses made from perishable materials that are no longer easy to see.
  • The goods are not just simple perishables like food, energy, and light building materials.
  • Whatever the case it is sure they were written on perishable material.
  • Shall a perishable woman bear my image about with her? Cited from Marius the Epicurean, Vol. I, by Walter Pater
  • But human works are not easily found without a perishable part. Cited from Lives of the Poets, Vol. 1, by Samuel Johnson
  • "What you want is the perishable things that you cannot get fresh in the market." Cited from Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor, Vol. 1, ed. by Masson
  • But evil also is perishable and bad men meet their judge. Cited from On Nothing & Kindred Subjects, Hilaire Belloc
  • No such study have I to offer, in the brief seasons of our perishable days. Cited from Essays in Little, by Andrew Lang
  • But the spoken word is more perishable than the written, and little has survived.
  • The soul forms a part of the body, and is therefore perishable.
  • It was the care of several thousand perishable dollars and the control of men. Cited from The Virginian, Horseman Of The Plains, Owen Wister
  • The structure was made with non-perishable items including stone for the walls and roof.
  • Being thus attached to perishable things, they come many times under the dominion of death. Cited from The Upanishads, translated by Swami Paramananda
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Meaning of perishable

  • noun Food that will decay rapidly if not refrigerated
  • adjective Liable to perish; subject to destruction or death or decay
    this minute and perishable planet, perishable foods such as butter and fruit