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What is another word for shortly?

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Adverb
In a short time
“I had tried a number of times to get back into writing shortly after the funeral but I soon gave up.”
Adverb
Abruptly, sharply, or curtly
“She has a tendency to be short and distant when she's under stress.”
Adverb
In a brief, concise, or to the point manner
Adverb
Immediately, or at once
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Adverb
For a short time
“She quickly ran downstairs to her desk and wrote a short reply, before running back upstairs.”
Adverb
Adverb for small in stature due to having relatively little height
“This sport allows tall and short players alike to participate in.”
Adverb
Adverb for limited or insufficient in quantity
“It is true that our provisions are short, but we have received news that the inhabitants of Canada are all friendly.”
Adverb
Adverb for easily broken into small fragments
“The pastry was short, and there was no doubt about the almond flavor.”
Adverb
Adverb for being the straightest and most direct way to a point or end
“We decided to take the short route to the lake, even if it meant having to traipse through swampland.”
Adverb
Adverb for clear and straightforward
“Unfortunately, I cannot give a short explanation for this finding.”
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