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instantaneous
used in War and Peace

3 uses
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Definition
immediate (happening instantly with no delay)
  • The whole tenor of his thoughts instantaneously changed; the battle seemed the memory of a remote event long past.
    Book Two — 1805 (46% in)
  • When he smiled, his grave, even rather gloomy, look was instantaneously replaced by another—a childlike, kindly, even rather silly look, which seemed to ask forgiveness.
    Book One — 1805 (16% in)
  • A lump of snow cannot be melted instantaneously.
    Book Thirteen — 1812 (98% in)

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