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Just vs. Lately — What's the Difference?

Just vs. Lately — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Just and Lately

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Just

Honorable and fair in one's dealings and actions
A just ruler. ].
Mar 17, 2023

Lately

Recently; not long ago
She hasn't been looking too well lately
Mar 17, 2023

Just

Variant of joust.
Mar 17, 2023

Lately

Not long ago; recently.
Mar 17, 2023

Just

Factually right, correct; factual.
It is a just assessment of the facts.
Mar 17, 2023
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Lately

Recently; not long ago; of late.
I'd lately returned from Japan.
It's only lately that I've been well enough to get out of bed.
Mar 17, 2023

Just

Rationally right, correct.
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Lately

Not long ago; recently; as, he has lately arrived from Italy.
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Just

Morally right; upright, righteous, equitable; fair.
It looks like a just solution at first glance.
Mar 17, 2023

Lately

In the recent past;
He was in Paris recently
Lately the rules have been enforced
As late as yesterday she was fine
Feeling better of late
The spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also
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Just

Proper, adequate.
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Just

Only, simply, merely.
Plant just a few tomatoes, unless you can freeze or dry them.
He calls it vermilion, but it's just red to me.
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Just

(sentence adverb) Used to reduce the force of an imperative; simply.
Just follow the directions on the box.
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Just

Used to convey a less serious or formal tone
I just called to say "hi".
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Just

Used to show humility.
Lord, we just want to thank You and praise Your Name.
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Just

(degree) absolutely, positively
It is just splendid!
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Just

Moments ago, recently.
They just left, but you may leave a message at the desk.
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Just

By a narrow margin; closely; nearly.
The fastball just missed my head!
The piece just might fit.
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Just

Exactly, precisely, perfectly.
He wants everything just right for the big day.
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Just

(slang) Expressing dismay or discontent.
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Just

A joust, tournament.
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Just

To joust, fight a tournament.
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Just

Conforming or conformable to rectitude or justice; not doing wrong to any; violating no right or obligation; upright; righteous; honest; true; - said both of persons and things.
There is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.
Just balances, just weights, . . . shall ye have.
How should man be just with God?
We know your grace to be a man.Just and upright.
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Just

Not transgressing the requirement of truth and propriety; conformed to the truth of things, to reason, or to a proper standard; exact; normal; reasonable; regular; due; as, a just statement; a just inference.
Just of thy word, in every thought sincere.
The prince is here at hand: pleaseth your lordshipTo meet his grace just distance 'tween our armies.
He was a comely personage, a little above just stature.
Fire fitted with just materials casts a constant heat.
When allThe war shall stand ranged in its just array.
Their names alone would make a just volume.
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Just

Rendering or disposed to render to each one his due; equitable; fair; impartial; as, just judge.
Men are commonly so just to virtue and goodness as to praise it in others, even when they do not practice it themselves.
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Just

Precisely; exactly; - in place, time, or degree; neither more nor less than is stated.
And having just enough, not covet more.
The god Pan guided my hand just to the heart of the beast.
To-night, at Herne's oak, just 'twixt twelve and one.
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Just

Closely; nearly; almost.
Just at the point of death.
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Just

Barely; merely; scarcely; only; by a very small space or time; as, he just missed the train; just too late.
A soft Etesian galeBut just inspired and gently swelled the sail.
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Just

To joust.
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Just

A joust.
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Just

Used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting;
A just and lasting peace
A kind and just man
A just reward
His just inheritance
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Just

Implying justice dictated by reason, conscience, and a natural sense of what is fair to all;
Equitable treatment of all citizens
An equitable distribution of gifts among the children
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Just

Free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; or conforming with established standards or rules;
A fair referee
Fair deal
On a fair footing
A fair fight
By fair means or foul
Mar 17, 2023

Just

Of moral excellence;
A genuinely good person
A just cause
An upright and respectable man
The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous
Mar 17, 2023

Just

And nothing more;
I was merely asking
It is simply a matter of time
Just a scratch
He was only a child
Hopes that last but a moment
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Just

Indicating exactness or preciseness;
He was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do
It was just as he said--the jewel was gone
It has just enough salt
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Just

Only a moment ago;
He has just arrived
The sun just now came out
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Just

Absolutely;
I just can't take it anymore
He was just grand as Romeo
It's simply beautiful!
Mar 17, 2023

Just

By a small margin;
They could barely hear the speaker
We hardly knew them
Just missed being hit
Had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open
Would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave
Mar 17, 2023

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