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Word: ephemeral

Definition: short-lived; fleeting


Sentences Containing 'ephemeral'

"Ephemeral Fantasia" features traditional role-playing video game turn-based battles, with a variety of playable characters and skills.
"Ephemeral Fantasia" is similar to "" in that the story transpires over a constantly looping period of five days.
"Ephemeral Fantasia" was originally to be released on the Sega Dreamcast. An interview with development team member Makoto "M2" Moribe in "Famitsu" reveals that additional content planned for the Dreamcast version was cut when the game was moved to PS2.
"Seeing the transient, ephemeral world he decided to probe into truth through renunciation."
Built on the insightful recognition of the arising and non-arising of various mental qualities over time and of our ability to mindfully intervene in these ephemeral qualities, the Four Right Exertions encourage the relinquishment of harmful mental qualities and the nurturing of beneficial mental qualities.
Due to its ephemeral nature, the work can not be appreciated today, only the preliminary sketches.
Ephemeral Fantasia is a role-playing video game for the PlayStation 2 video game console.
Habiganj has also revealed a significant number of prehistoric tools from the bed of a small ephemeral stream (water remains here only for a few hours after rainfall) known as Balu nadi (river).
Having already attacked Aderca and other established voices in criticism with his 1934 pamphlet "Nu" ("No"), Ionesco noted: " enjoyed the fame well-deserved by his spirit, lively among ideas, but he also had the destiny of a journalist: his literary glory is condemned to be as ephemeral as it is diverse, and his name cannot be tied down to any somewhat important work".
His non-objective vessels break apart and rearrange the blown glass mass while retaining the breathy, ephemeral quality that is one of the medium’s most intriguing characteristics".
His work was presented alongside that of several contemporaries of illustrator Al Parker in the "Re-Imagining the American Woman" section of the retrospective "Ephemeral Beauty: Al Parker and the American Women's Magazine, 1940-1960", mounted by the Norman Rockwell Museum from June 9 to October 28, 2007.
If you look at any history of Australian cinema it will focus much attention on the lack of feature film production in the 1960s ( thus an absence, a lack of cultural expression) than it will on the vibrancy of film culture during the same decade (which was just opening up to new ideas about approaches to film, as well as new types of film exhibition, etc. – each of which might, heaven forbid, be considered as exciting) In this respect Melbourne’s vibrant, if often quite insular and discontinuous, film culture in the 1960s is like most other cultural formations of its type: fragmentary, ephemeral, and extremely difficult to pin down (how does one actually go about gauging it?).
Immediately to the east of the town is the Wooroolin Wetland, which is classified as a ‘palustrine’ wetland - a non-tidal, inland, non-arid, seasonally flooded (ephemeral), vegetated swamp.
In 1807 the ephemeral Kingdom of Westphalia annexed the Duchy, before France annexed it in 1810.
It is found exclusively in areas that experience periodic flooding and become ephemeral pools within low elevation dry forests and shrublands.
not only as the expression of an ephemeral wish for redemption, but as an expression of the "will" to be on the side of the victims at the end of time."
Officer Creek is an ephemeral watercourse which runs from the Musgrave Ranges in the north-west of South Australia through the Aboriginal community of Kaltjiti in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands.
Others are more ephemeral, such as the family of Buddhist movements lumped together under the name of White Lotus.
She sets up a structure for the participants in her live events to create their own ephemeral composition.
The "Oxford Dictionary of National Biography" says of him "Although he was important to the fortunes of the London Symphony Orchestra immediately after the First World War, his contribution to British musical life was ephemeral. As a composer he has lost his place in the repertory, and as an executant he is remembered generally by collectors with an interest in historic recordings."
The Bolsón de Mapimí is an endorheic or internal drainage basin in which no rivers or streams drain to the sea but rather toward the center of the basin often terminating in swamps and ephemeral lakes.
The Dreamcast version of "Ephemeral Fantasia" was to feature cameos by Sega characters including Sonic the Hedgehog, Ulala, Ryo Hazuki, and, oddly enough, notable Sega developers Yu Suzuki and Yuji Naka.
The ephemeral nature of referred itch and its restriction to a very small area on one’s body (the itch is precisely located, it does not induce widespread itching) make it difficult to document or even notice.
The Mallee is a primarily agricultural region: apart from possible mineral sands in the west and salt from certain ephemeral lakes there are no mineral deposits of value and industry is generally on a small scale and confined to food processing.
The man: irony, cult of the ephemeral and cupio dissolvi.
The primary material in her work is the live female figure, which remains ephemeral, and separate.
This annual fish inhabits ephemeral pools in semi-arid areas with scarce and erratic precipitations and have adapted to the routine drying of their environment by evolving desiccation-resistant eggs that can remain dormant in the dry mud for one and maybe more years by entering into diapause.
This notion of beings with both divine and ephemeral natures presages a similar doctrine of the Manifestation in Bábism and the Bahá'í faiths, religions whose origins are rooted in the Shaykhi spiritual tradition.

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