Definitions

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  • adj. superlative form of soon: most soon.
  • adv. superlative form of soon: most soon.
  • adv. Very soon.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with the least delay

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Examples

  • Getting together soonest is now of paramount importance.

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  • The additional connotation, therefore, which a word soonest and most readily takes on, is that of agreeableness or painfulness, in their various kinds and degrees; of being

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  • The best of the labourers, and those that begin soonest, having so many empty spaces in their time, and their works not being filled up before God, may truly be said to labour in the vineyard scarcely one hour of their twelve; but because we are under grace, and not under the law, even such defective services, done in sincerity, shall not only be accepted, but by free grace richly rewarded.

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  • Try the freshness of eggs by putting them into cold water; those that sink the soonest are the freshest.

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  • I don't see any hope of his quitting London anyhow till the beginning of August, at soonest, which is a pity; the present month would be passed so much more pleasantly in the green country than here, where everything seems working up to spontaneous combustion.

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  • Those that sink the soonest are the freshest; those that are stale or addled will float on the surface.

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  • The soonest is the Chopin celebration organised at the Pyramids on 29

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  • December 2, 2008 2: 08 PM lollll@scoffield ... big agbayaaaa as per molly ... she shld be back home 'soonest': p

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  • "His secretary says he's with a client, but he'll call soonest possible.

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  • This is proved by the 7th of this which says: The opposite ends of the support are equally pressed upon by the weight suspended to them; hence the weight shown at _f_ is felt at _b c_, that is half at each extremity; and by the third which says: in a support of equal strength [throughout] that portion will give way soonest which is farthest from its attachment; whence it follows that _d_ being equally distant from _f, e_ .....

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