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Your RBR Word of the Day: Ephemeral

ephemeral ih-FEM-er-ul, adjective:

  1. Beginning and ending in a day; existing only, or no longer than, a day; as, an ephemeral flower.
  2. Short-lived; existing or continuing for a short time only.

    The estimate that one upper deck would be enough to hold the A-Day crowd proved ephemeral, as the other deck quickly filled after it's opening and many more were turned away at the gate.