Wednesday, November 27, 2013

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fugacious

[fyoo-gey-shuh s]

adjective
1. fleeting; transitory: a sensational story with but a fugacious claim on the public's attention.
2. Botany. falling or fading early.

Origin:
1625–35; < Latin fugāci- (stem of fugāx apt to flee, fleet, derivative of fugere to flee + -ous
Related forms
fu·ga·cious·ly, adverb
fu·ga·cious·ness, fu·gac·i·ty [fyoo-gas-i-tee], noun


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