in a flash

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: a flash - without any delay; "he was killed outright"
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The names begin to appear fast and furiously, flashing from legal page to legal page and in a flash vanishing.
There was not a moment to be lost, if I were to repay the debt of gratitude which in a flash I had seen that I owed him.
In a flash after their March 22 debut the duo became the poster boys for queerdom on talk radio.