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Soon and as soon as possible

soon

adverb

within a short time from now

shortly

adverb

soon, or happening only a short period of time after something

just

adverb

soon, or at a particular time

imminent

adjective

likely or certain to happen very soon

in no time (at all)

very soon, or very quickly

at the earliest/first opportunity

as soon as possible

close

adjective

only a short time away, or separated by only a short time

any day/moment etc. now

very soon

in the short run/term

during the period of time that is not very far into the future

around the corner

coming very soon

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

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