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Synonyms for meantime

Synonyms for meantime

the time between one event, process, or period and another

during the intervening time

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In the meantime there was going on in another corner of the room an anxious conference between Teta Elzbieta and Dede Antanas, and a few of the more intimate friends of the family.
replied Mazarin, with his Italian smile; "that may happen one day; but in the meantime "
In the meantime, they detach bands, or "brigades" as they are termed, of trappers in various directions, assigning to each a portion of country as a hunting or trapping ground.
In the meantime, intelligence was received of the mischief that Commodore Porter was doing among the British whale ships.
Meantime the machine rapidly soared, while my strength even more rapidly failed.
In the meantime, several minutes previously, Bérangère had coaxed the goat into a corner of the room with a marchpane cake, without any one having noticed her.
The white men have in the meantime made a rude stockade on the summit of yonder undulating ground, at the foot of which a stream runs, for it is destruction to be too far from water.
But she refused, saying she could now afford to employ an assistant, and would continue the school till she could purchase an annuity sufficient to maintain her in comfortable lodgings; and, meantime, she would spend her vacations alternately with us and your sister, and should be quite contented if you were happy.
In the meantime the black marks against them remained for a future easement day.
In the meantime his life remained run down, planless, and empty and idle.
In the meantime, Emily, left by herself, had her own correspondence to occupy her attention.
In the meantime you can relieve your feelings by cursing the one-man power and the effete monarchies of Europe.
In the meantime, the rest of the working class was more harshly treated.
In the meantime Telegonus, while travelling in search of his father, lands on Ithaca and ravages the island: Odysseus comes out to defend his country, but is killed by his son unwittingly.
In the meantime existing anthologies may be used with the present volume.