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.

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.

She was lost, for the instant, in a maze of disagreeable reflection.

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 order and method took the place of general confusion.

In an instant he was in his saddle and spurring down the valley.

On the instant, he threw off his coat and sprang far out after the drifting body.

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