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jiffy

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a very small space of time
  • I'll be there in a jiffy

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“Jiffy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jiffy. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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