from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A simplified spelling of ephemeral.
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The power of celebrity is that it is instant and always efemeral.
As Petraeus outlined his views to Congress on security 'gains' he says he's made in Iraq -- in testimony he claimed to have written himself -- the general, nonetheless, admitted that, “Lack of adequate governmental capacity, lingering sectarian mistrust, and various forms of corruption "have made those efemeral at best.