for a short time
"he was at the airport shortly before she was expected to arrive"
soon, shortly, presently, before long(adverb)
in the near future
"the doctor will soon be here"; "the book will appear shortly"; "she will arrive presently"; "we should have news before long"
curtly, short, shortly(adverb)
in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner
"he told me curtly to get on with it"; "he talked short with everyone"; "he said shortly that he didn't like it"
concisely, briefly, shortly, in brief, in short(adverb)
in a concise manner; in a few words
"the history is summed up concisely in this book"; "she replied briefly"; "briefly, we have a problem"; "to put it shortly"
at a short distance
"the hem fell shortly below her knees"
In a short or brief time or manner; soon; quickly.
In few words; briefly; abruptly; curtly; as, to express ideas more shortly in verse than in prose.
In an irritable ("short") manner.
in a short or brief time or manner; soon; quickly
Etymology: [AS. sceortlice.]
in few words; briefly; abruptly; curtly; as, to express ideas more shortly in verse than in prose
Etymology: [AS. sceortlice.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'shortly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2683
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'shortly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3080
Rank popularity for the word 'shortly' in Adverbs Frequency: #213
The numerical value of shortly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of shortly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
This is pretty much exactly when Aebbes monastery was in existence, originally built around A.D. 640, it is said to have burned down shortly after her death but was then rebuilt and thrived until it was destroyed once again by Viking raiders 200 years later.
What we saw starting to happen shortly after her arrival was a systematic dismantling of a cohesive and productive organization. There was cohesion in the office and no one was afraid to do their jobs.
They'll be there very shortly.
I think the president is on the right track, and I think the evaluation that is going on now with respect to the adjustment of the troop (level) is appropriate. And the president will make his decision shortly.
Shortly after Jussie Smollett reported Jussie Smollett was attacked, as a family friend, I contacted Cook County States Attorney Kim Foxx, who I also know from prior work together.
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