◄ Passing ►

1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Pass.

2. (n.) The act of one who, or that which, passes; the act of going by or away.

3. (a.) Relating to the act of passing or going; going by, beyond, through, or away; departing.

4. (a.) Exceeding; surpassing, eminent.

5. (adv.) Exceedingly; excessively; surpassingly; as, passing fair; passing strange.

abandonment abrupt accidental accompanying act ado advance advancement afloat afoot aggrandizement ambulant ambulative ambulatory annihilation ascending axial back back-flowing backward bane biological death blackout blocking boost brief brittle by the by by the way capricious casual cessation of life changeable circuit-riding circumstantial clinical death concurrent resolution constitution corruptible crossing the bar current cursory curtains death death knell debt of nature decampment decease deciduous dematerialization demise departure descending disappearance disappearing dismissive dispersion dissipation dissolution dissolving doing doom down-trending downward drifting dying ebb of life eclipse egress elevation elimination en passant enaction enactment end end of life ending ennoblement ephemeral erasure escape eternal rest evacuation evanescence evanescent evaporating evaporation eventuating exaltation exit exodus expeditionary expeditious expiration expiring expiry extinction extinguishment fadeaway fadeout fading festinate feverish fickle final summons finger of death fleeting flight flitting flowing fluent fly-by-night flying fragile frail fugacious fugitive furious getaway glancing globe-girdling globe-trotting going going off going on graduation grave gyrational gyratory hand of death happening hasty hegira hurried immediate impermanent impetuous impulsive in hand in passing in the wind incidental incidentally inconstant instant insubstantial itinerant itinerary jaws of death joint resolution journeying knell knighting last debt last muster last rest last roundup last sleep last-minute lawmaking leaving leaving life legislation legislature locomotive loss loss of life making an end melting momentary mortal mounting moving mundivagant mutable nondurable nonpermanent occasional occultation occurring on on foot on the spot on tour ongoing parenthetically parting passage passing away passing over pay raise pedestrian perambulating perambulatory peregrinative peregrine peripatetic perishable perishing pilgrimlike plunging preferment prevailing prevalent progressing progressive promotion prompt quick quietus raise reflowing refluent regressive release removal resolution rest resultant retirement retreat retrogressive reward rise rising rotary rotational rotatory running rushing sentence of death shades of death shadow of death short-lived sideward silence sinking slap-bang slapdash sleep slipping away snap soaring somatic death speedy streaming strolling summary summons of death superficial swift taking place temporal temporary


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