1 bat of an eye (informal) flash, jiffy (informal) moment, second, shake (informal) split second, tick (Brit. informal) trice, twinkling, twinkling of an eye (informal) two shakes of a lamb's tail (informal)
2 on the instant forthwith, immediately, instantly, now, right away, without delay
3 juncture, moment, occasion, point, time
4 direct, immediate, instantaneous, on-the-spot, prompt, quick, quickie (informal) split-second, urgent
5 convenience, fast, precooked, ready-mixed
6 burning, exigent, imperative, importunate, pressing, urgent
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