- adv. set phrase Very close to the present moment.
- adv. Scotland, South Africa In a little while. Shortly, which could mean within ten minutes or two hours or at some indeterminate time within the near future.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. the least possible time since; a moment ago.
- adv. only a moment ago
“They passed among rows of caged gladiators, who hollered excitedly to see Edge of Steel among them, and reached an infirmary, whose operating tables just now were empty.”
“MY DEAR SIR, -- I have to thank you for your favor of the 31st ultimo, which is just now received.”
“In fact, the Travelin Nines southpaw hurler had just now prevented further damage when he retired Perry Werden on a routine comebacker, fooling the Millers striker with a beautiful breaking ball.”
“But the hot one just now was the young redhead, Matt MacReady, just twenty-two, already with a handful of major wins at Sprint venues, in the hunt for the big cup itself still this late in the season.”
“You asked me just now if I could understand why Ned Silverton spent so much money.”
“I have nothing of importance to wright just now no more than we are still working at the fort at this place there are no sighns of a battle here soon but it is hard to tell what”
“Memoir on the Modern Greek, have been delayed by a visit to an occasional but distant residence from Monticello, and to an attack here of rheumatism which is just now moderating. had been much pleased with the memoir, and was much also with your review of it.”
“Grand-père Alphonse had been gone for at least a week, on an errand whose purpose I was just now beginning to comprehend.”
“Bordermaster Waterman was a decade younger than Chalker, but just now he looked older.”
“And except for a pale patch of light which Quark was just now beginning to perceive ahead, it seemed that none of the emergency glowpanels was functioning down here.”
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