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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
a medical test in which blood cells are taken from the body and examined to find out if they are healthy
a girl, woman, or boy with the highest type of voice for singing
someone on a film set who takes care of plants, trees, and other various landscaping materials like rocks, gravel, sand, etc.
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