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 for immediately
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Immediately \Im*me"di*ate*ly\, adv.
     1. In an immediate manner; without intervention of any other
        person or thing; proximately; directly; -- opposed to
        mediately; as, immediately contiguous.
        [1913 Webster]
              God's acceptance of it either immediately by
              himself, or mediately by the hands of the bishop.
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     2. Without interval of time; without delay; promptly;
        instantly; at once.
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              And Jesus . . . touched him, saying, I will; be thou
              clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.
                                                    --Matt. viii.
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     3. As soon as. Cf. Directly, 8, Note.
     Syn: Directly; instantly; quickly; forthwith; straightway;
          presently. See Directly.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening;
             "he answered immediately"; "found an answer
             straightaway"; "an official accused of dishonesty should
             be suspended forthwith"; "Come here now!" [syn:
             immediately, instantly, straightaway, straight
             off, directly, now, right away, at once,
             forthwith, like a shot]
      2: near or close by; "he passed immediately behind her"
      3: bearing an immediate relation; "this immediately concerns
         your future"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  72 Moby Thesaurus words for "immediately":
     PDQ, amain, anon, apace, at once, away, by forced marches, closely,
     contiguously, cursorily, decisively, directly, expeditiously,
     feverishly, forthwith, furiously, hand over fist, hastily,
     helter-skelter, hotfoot, hurriedly, hurry-scurry, in a jiffy,
     in a second, in a wink, in no time, in passing, instantaneously,
     instanter, instantly, intimately, just now, just then,
     momentaneously, momentarily, momently, now, on the dot,
     on the instant, on the nail, on the run, on the spot, pell-mell,
     pretty damned quick, promptly, pronto, quickly, right away,
     right now, right off, shortly, slapdash, smartly, soon, speedily,
     straightaway, straightway, subito, summarily, superficially,
     swiftly, this instant, tout de suite, when, with a rush,
     with all haste, with all speed, with dispatch, with haste,
     without delay, without further delay, without hesitation

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