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belated
used in The Magic Mountain

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Definition
after the expected or usual time
  • But several days later, somewhere between the beginning and the middle of the month, things turned around again, and a belated summer burst upon them with absolutely astonishing splendor.
    5.4 - Mercury's Moods (4% in)
  • And so he was not even certain whether she was still standing behind him, when after a considerable pause he belatedly answered in almost a whisper: "He's dead.
    7.3 - Vingt et un (11% in)

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