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tardily

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of tardily

  1. 1 after the due, usual, or proper time she submitted her scholarship application tardily, so she was not considered Synonyms of tardily belatedly, delinquently, lateWords Related to tardily afterward (or afterwards), anon, eventually, later, latterly, subsequently, thereafter; dilatorily, laggardly, pokily, slow, slowly, sluggishlyNear Antonyms of tardily immediately, promptly, punctually; pronto, quickly, rapidly, snappily, speedily, swiftlyAntonyms of tardily beforehand, early, inopportunely, precociously, prematurely, unseasonably

  2. 2 at a pace that is less than usual, desirable, or expected the money that I had lent him for the CDs came tardily and only after I told him that if he didn't repay me, I was taking the CDs back Synonyms of tardily laggardly, leisurely, pokily, slowly, sluggishly, slowWords Related to tardily carefully, cautiously, deliberately, purposefully; heavily, ploddinglyNear Antonyms of tardily immediately, posthaste, presto, promptly, pronto, readily, soon; impetuously, impulsively, rashly, recklessly; abruptly, suddenlyAntonyms of tardily apace, briskly, fast, fleetly, full tilt, hastily, meteorically, quick, quickly, rapidly, snappily, speedily, swift, swiftly


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