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Word: interim

Definition: meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper


Sentences Containing 'interim'

Use thyself when any man speaks unto thee, so to hearken unto him, as that in the interim thou give not way to any other thoughts; that so thou mayst (as far as is possible) seem fixed and fastened to his very soul, whosoever he be that speaks unto thee.
And now, Doctor, we can do nothing until the answers to those letters come, so we may put our little problem upon the shelf for the interim."

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