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- adv. In an impermanent manner.
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The compelling, labyrinthine tale winds to a conclusion with an almost audible 'pop!' as worlds tremble and things change -- perhaps for good, perhaps only ...impermanently.
What it was previously capable of doing only slightly and impermanently, it can now do completely.
These recurrent crises which, with ominous frequency and resistless force, are afflicting an ever-increasing portion of the human race must of necessity continue, however impermanently, to exercise, in a certain measure, their baleful influence upon a world community which has spread its ramifications to the uttermost ends of the earth.
As these accidents write their history upon the ground alone, and in a way impermanently, it is difficult to trace the ice times of ancient geological periods.
As the camera panned to both the Clintons and the Bushes, one could not help but feel that power had been wrested finally (although perhaps impermanently) from the preceding decades 'dynastic power struggles and cultural framings.
Graffiti Research Lab show off their solution to street art's pesky mark-making with a hand-held, strong light laser that impermanently bombs those hard-to-reach places.