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the period of time that is happening now
a quality that makes you feel as though something is happening now and that you are involved in it
used for emphasizing that you are talking about the present time or situation
in the present or modern times
even now, after a very long time
at this moment
the present moment
in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them
the work that a teacher does when they teach a particular subject, especially to one person or to...
an electric skateboard
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