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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RECENTLY

There was Kekwick, and more recently poor McKinlay--all gone to their last account.

A candle had recently been lighted, and it stood on the table near this man.

All these, then recently installed, are mentioned by Rouquet.

Recently so many things had arisen to distract her attention.

Hinde had recently been appointed editor of the Evening Herald.

It was withheld for some time, and had only been recently exhibited.

Dick then called his attention to the apparent fact that it had been put there recently.

Researches in the direction of the apex have not been made recently.

Recently I went to the country where the Carthusians have taken refuge.

Chronic rheumatism had recently compelled him to retire from the service.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin recentem (nominative recens) "lately done or made, new, fresh, young," from re- (see re-) + PIE root *ken- "fresh, new, young" (cf. Greek kainos "new;" Sanskrit kanina- "young;" Old Irish cetu- "first;" Old Church Slavonic načino "to begin," koni "beginning"). Related: Recently; recentness (1670s, but OED reports recency (1610s) was "Common in 19th c.").

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