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belated
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

3 uses
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Definition
after the expected or usual time
  • Here was I thinking you a new-sprung child of nature; there were you, the belated seedling of an effete aristocracy!
    5 — The Woman Pays (7% in)
  • And so you see, sir, as all this happened just when we was packing your few traps and your Mis'ess's night-rail and dressing things into the cart, why, it belated me."
    4 — The Consequence (96% in)
  • She had walked all the way from her mother's home on the previous afternoon, and, not deeming the distance so great, had been belated, arriving, however, just before the snow began, and sleeping at the alehouse.
    5 — The Woman Pays (81% in)

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