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occurring at once

not far from another in space, time, or relation

marked by the absence of any intervention

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of the present time and place

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very close or connected in space or time

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having no intervening medium

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immediately before or after as in a chain of cause and effect

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performed with little or no delay

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A moment later, evidently satisfied that no immediate danger lurked before her, she stepped out into the clearing in full view of the Arab.
An apology is unknown to these savage progenitors of man, and explanation a laborious and usually futile process, Tarzan bridged the dangerous gulf by distracting their attention from their altercation to a consideration of their plans for the immediate future.
To prosecute his search for the young officer and the girl he must be able to move about the city as freely as possible, but to pass beneath one of the corner flares, naked as he was except for a loin cloth, and in every other respect markedly different from the inhabitants of the city, would be but to court almost immediate discovery.
Neither his ears nor his nose registered evidence of the presence of any living creature in the immediate vicinity, and so without further hesitation the ape-man lowered his body through the aperture and was about to drop when his foot came in contact with the rung of a ladder, which he immediately took advantage of to descend to the floor of the room below.
We know some things about the future, for example what eclipses there will be; but this knowledge is a matter of elaborate calculation and inference, whereas some of our knowledge of the past comes to us without effort, in the same sort of immediate way in which we acquire knowledge of occurrences in our present environment.
I know that there are at this moment a number of people in the streets of New York, but I do not know this in the immediate way in which I know of the people whom I see by looking out of my window.
Between memory-image and sensation there is an intermediate experience concerning the immediate past.
Tell me, therefore, whether you object to an immediate solemnization of the marriage.
To me the idea of an immediate union with my Elizabeth was one of horror and dismay.
I wrote back, warmly acknowledging my obligations to his kindness, and apologising for not expressing my thanks personally, in consequence of my immediate recall on pressing business to town.
When, some months later, the story appeared, its effect was immediate on both sides the Atlantic.
Pray, Mr Tappertit,' said Mr Chester, 'has that complicated piece of ironmongery which you have done me the favour to bring with you, any immediate connection with the business we are to discuss?
Doctors Immediate Care can provide Hep B, HIB, DTaP, IPV, Prevnar, Rotatek, CBC and lead level, MMR, Varicella, Meningococcal, HPV #1, HPV #2, HPV #3, Gardasil, Zoster( Shingles).
8220;We selected Practice Velocity for the Physicians Immediate Care clinics because of its excellent software functionality and its strong experience in multi-site, multi-state urgent care operations,” said Blaylock.
Dulisse, assistant professor of financial planning at The American College, said that only about 5% of annuities sold are immediate annuities, and of them, only about 5% are immediate variable annuities.