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Usage examples for fugacious

  1. The wealth acquired by speculation and plunder, is fugacious in its nature, and fills society with the spirit of gambling. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  2. It is useless to deny the rarity and worth of the skill that can report so perfectly and with such exquisite humor all the fugacious and manifold emotions of the modern maiden and her lover. – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  3. I am a Bengali, and, as such, profusely endowed with the fugacious instinct, and yet, shall I quake in appalling consternation if a mouse is to invade my vicinity? – Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. by F. Anstey
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