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Synonyms for half-hour

a half of an hour

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In less than half an hour an inspector, cap in hand, entered the room and announced that everything was ready.
She showed it step by step and room by room and secret by secret, with droll, delightful, childish talk about it and with the result, in half an hour, of our becoming immense friends.
Willoughby, he, whom only half an hour ago she had abhorred as the most worthless of men, Willoughby, in spite of all his faults, excited a degree of commiseration for the sufferings produced by them, which made her think of him as now separated for ever from her family, with a tenderness, a regret, rather in proportion, as she soon acknowledged within herself--to his wishes than to his merits.
Short was the time, however, in which that fear could affect her, for within half an hour after Willoughby's leaving the house, she was again called down stairs by the sound of another carriage.
A little earlier than usual next morning Trent was at his office in the City, prepared for the worst, and in less than half an hour he found himself face to face with one of those crises known to most great financiers at some time or other during their lives.
In mercy to Eustace, they begged me to wait half an hour.
Crayford, and you shall have him back again for half an hour.
I am going on board myself at once," the captain proceeded, "but I must ask you to keep your boat waiting for half an hour more.
He has his outfit to get in a hurry, and he may be half an hour late.
Our company in about half an hour broke up, and the uncle carried off his nephew; but not before the latter had assured Miss Nancy, in a whisper, that he would attend her early in the morning, and fulfil all his engagements.
Upon this the agents stopped the polling process for half an hour and security called in.
RAMALLAH, January 22, 2018 (WAFA) -- Undercover Israeli units disguised as civilians Monday attacked school children in Ramallahae1/4aos town of Kufr Malik and held three of them for about half an hour before residents intervened and helped release them.
Half an hour on the ice costs LE 15, and for LE 30 you get 40 minutes.
After about half an hour, the woman was released and the armed man was arrested, Independent quoted Dutch Police as saying.
After refreshments and treats, individual tarot readings, which take half an hour, will be held in a private room.