MEANING: adverb:
1. In a short while: soon.
2. At the present time: now.

ETYMOLOGY: From English present, from Old French, from Latin praesent- (stem of praesens), from present participle of praeesse (to be present before others), from prae- (pre-) + esse (to be). Earliest documented use: 1385.

PRE-SENTRY - attending Guard School

YPRES-ENTLY - pertaining to the tree-like creatures who used to inhabit a French town (unfortunately wiped out during World War II)

PREDENTLY - the teeth haven't erupted yet