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Soon - (Webster's 1828 Dictionary)

SOON, adv.

1. In a short time; shortly after any time specified or supposed; as soon after sunrise; soon after dinner; I shall soon return; we shall soon have clear weather.

2. Early; without the usual delay; before any time supposed. How is it that ye have come so soon to-day? Exo 2.

3. Readily; willingly. But in this sense it accompanies would, or some other word expressing will. I would as soon see a river winding among woods or in meadows, as when it is tossed up in so many whimsical figures at Versailles.

AS SOON AS, SO SOON AS, immediately at or after another event. As soon as the mail arrives, I will inform you. As soon as Moses came nigh to the camp, he saw the calf and the dancing. Exo 32.

SOON, a. Speedy; quick. [Not in use.]

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