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on the instant

Definition of on the instant in English:

archaic Instantly; immediately: he was thrown into the water, and on the instant the sea grew calm
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  • I'm careful about how I report things on the instant.
  • He was thrown into the water, and on the instant the sea grew calm.
  • But, on the instant, came the sweep and flash of Jonathan's great knife.
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