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How to use briefly in a sentence

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Two and a half weeks later, I briefly alluded to the fact that I'd not heard anything yet.
It is necessary at this point to briefly diverge to elucidate some basic terms and concepts of Yoga and Ayurveda.
Photographing them gives me an excuse to briefly draw breath and to rapture.
At this a loud crash was heard behind them followed by a bright flash of lightning, lighting up the forest briefly.
The police car flashed his lights briefly at a car that touched 90 or so, but that was about it.
Under Othman, the third Caliph who belonged to the aristocratic Ummayid branch of Mohammed's tribe Quraysh, the conquests ceased briefly.
His spine straightening as he arises, he takes the hand of the concertmaster and grasps it briefly.
In this section the rights and duties which thus fall to his lot will be briefly enumerated.
The lithe figure spoke briefly with the two men who were guarding the prisoners.
At such moments, our distinctions between sacred and secular, our demarcations of time, place and identity, are briefly but intensely shaken.
He briefly waved at Miguel before reinserting his hand back into his pocket.
I briefly wondered if one of his men had gone round the bend, then the penny dropped, and I realised it must be Pat come to take the sheep away.
Others were, briefly, inattentive, but generally we were well behaved and gave Old Dutch our rapt attention.
I talked briefly to the paramedic, whined a bit about my circumstances, and did whatever he told me to do.
Then the spectre began to laugh, the noise a deep, ominous rasp which snuffed out the spark of hope that had briefly lit Robert's soul.
Phelps sent his wife and family ahead of him to Philadelphia and he remained briefly in Stratford to put his affairs in order.
He returns briefly to Ireland to put his affairs in order, and Kate's enraged mother pushes him over the cliffs to his death.
It had rained briefly that evening, a hard downpour that meant the rattlers would be out, having been flushed from their holes.
In November 1919 Kiev was briefly taken by the White armies before being occupied by the Red Army.
To make the pastry, briefly whiz the butter, flour and sugar in the food processor until it is rough crumbs.
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