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split second

adjective as in extremely fast

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Example Sentences

The larger meaning of what he was saying hung in the air for a split-second.

For whatever reason, these are how these split-second decisions are made.

The wrong split-second decision on my side would have been deadly.

The wrong approach was to end this kid's employment, and maybe his career, over a split-second mistake.

The split second break in that menacing circle saved my life.

Slammed over against the bar, Lamb had a split-second glimpse of it.

I staggered back, wiping my cut mouth, in a split-second juggling possibilities.

It was the decision of a split-second and he did not dare risk dragging the girl from the saddle past the struggling horse.

If he did everything exactly right, and with split-second precision, his plan had at least an even chance of working.

In the split-second it took Hunter to free himself from the torn jacket, Young swung the scalpel again.


On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to split-second, such as: burning, contemporary, crying, current, fast, and imperative.

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