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    instant - Dictionary definition and meaning for word instant

    Definition
    (noun) a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    Example Sentence
    • if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
    Definition
    (noun) a particular point in time
    Synonyms : minute , moment , second
    Example Sentence
    • the moment he arrived the party began
    Definition
    (adj) occurring with no delay
    Synonyms : instantaneous
    Example Sentence
    • relief was instantaneous
    • instant gratification
    Definition
    (adj) in or of the present month
    Synonyms : inst
    Example Sentence
    • your letter of the 10th inst
    Definition
    (adj) demanding attention
    Synonyms : clamant , crying , exigent , insistent
    Example Sentence
    • clamant needs
    • a crying need
    • regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous
    • insistent hunger
    • an instant need
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