Thesaurus / presto
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When this third hour had been bellowed away, and the bell had rung unheard the advent of a fourth—presto—in came Mons.

At the extreme demonstrativeness of Presto he closed his green eyes disdainfully, and thought: "Well—dogs know no better!"

The QuestFrederik van Eeden

But the author must needs be haled into court;45 and, presto!

Paris and the Social RevolutionAlvan Francis Sanborn

Presto will be suspicious of everything but MD, in spite of your little nose.

The Journal to StellaJonathan Swift

Even its terminology is strange to the English ear, which finds—hey, presto!

Of course, no one can be at a loss to distinguish a Largo from a Presto.

A glib tongue, an attractive manner, a few hundred dollars thrown carelessly about, and presto!

We walked for some little distance, reveling in this home vision, and then we came upon a church and a hack-driver, and presto!

The Innocents AbroadMark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

I will give the parchment to Ben Tooke, and you shall send him a letter of attorney at your leisure, enclosed to Mr. Presto.

The Journal to StellaJonathan Swift

Tell that fine lady that she is to be interviewed by a detective, and, presto!

Dangerous GroundLawrence L. Lynch

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