instant[ in-stuhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF instant
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INSTANT
The venerable Persian gazed at her for an instant, and then clasped her to his bosom.
One swift glance had shown him there was no way of instant retreat.
She was lost, for the instant, in a maze of disagreeable reflection.
And accordingly, when he wakened in the middle of the night, he was alert on the instant.
He had his revolver on the fellow in the instant, and yet he held his fire.
It made Andy frown, and for an instant he thought of calling Buck back.
And the words of the younger man had an instant effect on Buck Heath.
In an instant he was in his saddle and spurring down the valley.
In an instant order and method took the place of general confusion.
On the instant, he threw off his coat and sprang far out after the drifting body.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR INSTANT
- common knowledge
- going around
- in circulation
- in progress
- in the mainstream
- in the news
- in use
- in vogue
- on front burner
- at hand
- hanging over
- in prospect
- in store
- in the cards
- in the wind
- que sera sera
- that is to be
- that will be
- to come
- way the ball bounces