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In or on time - synonyms and related words

punctual

adjective

arriving or happening at the time agreed on

promptly

adverb

at exactly a particular time

sharp

adverb

at a particular time exactly

in time

early enough

on time

arriving at the correct time and not late

well-timed

adjective

happening at the right time and making something effective

just-in-time

adjective

bought, sent, or produced at the last possible time

prompt

adjective

happening or arriving at exactly a particular time

duly

adverb

at the correct or arranged time

on the dot

at exactly the time that you mention, especially when this is a time that you have arranged

JOMO

… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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a temporary inability to think clearly or remember information

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