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trice

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noun

Phrases

in a trice

1
the medics will be here in a trice
very soon, in a moment, in a second, in an instant, shortly, as soon as possible, pronto, any minute (now), in a short time, in no time, in less than no time, in a flash, before you know it, before long;
momentarily, directly
informal ASAP, in a jiffy, in the twinkling of an eye, in two shakes, in two shakes of a lamb's tail, in a snap
dated anon
formal forthwith

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