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instantaneous
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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occurring with no delay
  • From time to time, she would clench her fists and utter an oath that the desert wind, and my considerable distance from the family gathering, did not permit me to hear; yet the effect of the oath was instantaneous upon the boy and girl whom I guessed were the surviving siblings.
    p. 593.7

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