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perishable

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Adjective, Noun
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per=ish=a=ble
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7 in 7 verses (in NT : 7 in 7 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

perishablea. [F. périssable.].
     Liable to perish; subject to decay, destruction, or death; as, perishable goods; our perishable bodies.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

perishable, adj. & n.
--adj. liable to perish; subject to decay.
--n. a thing, esp. a foodstuff, subject to speedy decay.

Derivative
perishability n. perishableness n.

THESAURUS

perishable

brittle, capricious, changeable, corruptible, deciduous, dying, ephemeral, evanescent, fading, fickle, fleeting, flitting, fly-by-night, flying, fragile, frail, fugacious, fugitive, impermanent, impetuous, impulsive, inconstant, insubstantial, momentary, mortal, mutable, nondurable, nonpermanent, passing, short-lived, subject to death, temporal, temporary, transient, transitive, transitory, undurable, unenduring, unstable, volatile

ROGET THESAURUS

perishable

Transientness

N transience, transientness, evanescence, impermanence, fugacity, caducity, mortality, span, nine days' wonder, bubble, Mayfly, spurt, flash in the pan, temporary arrangement, interregnum, velocity, suddenness, changeableness, transient, transient boarder, transient guest, transient, transitory, transitive, passing, evanescent, fleeting, cursory, short-lived, ephemeral, flying, fugacious, fugitive, shifting, slippery, spasmodic, instantaneous, momentaneous, temporal, temporary, provisional, provisory, deciduous, perishable, mortal, precarious, unstable, insecure, impermanent, brief, quick, brisk, extemporaneous, summary, pressed for time, sudden, momentary, temporarily, pro tempore, for the moment, for a time, awhile, en passant, in transitu, in a short time, soon, briefly, at short notice, on the point of, on the eve of, in articulo, between cup and lip, one's days are numbered, the time is up, here today and gone tomorrow, non semper erit aestas, eheu! fugaces labuntur anni, sic transit gloria mundi, a schoolboy's tale, the wonder of the hour!, dum loquimur fugerit invidia aetas, fugit hora, all that is transitory is but an illusion.


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