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A short time ago

recent

adjective

happening or starting a short time ago

just

adverb

a short time ago, or a short time before something that happened in the past

newly

adverb

recently: used before past participles or adjectives

lately

adverb

within the recent past

freshly

adverb

recently: used with past participles

latterly

adverb

recently

only just

a very short time ago

just now

a very short time ago

the other day

recently

recently

adverb

at a time that was not long ago, or that started not long ago

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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