at present

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Synonyms for at present

at the present moment


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It may be that the time will come when this will be possible, but at present we are very far removed from it.
During the Glacial period, when the inhabitants of the Old and New Worlds lived further southwards than at present, they must have been still more completely separated by wider spaces of ocean.
Now let us see what light can be thrown on the foregoing facts, on the belief, supported as it is by a large body of geological evidence, that the whole world, or a large part of it, was during the Glacial period simultaneously much colder than at present.
This doctrine, I am afraid, is at present carried much too far: for why should writing differ so much from all other arts?