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Definition 1: without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly') - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where tardily or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he spoke slowly
  • go easy here--the road is slippery
  • glaciers move tardily
  • please go slow so I can see the sights

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(tardily is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 2: later than usual or than expected - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where tardily or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the train arrived late
  • we awoke late
  • the children came late to school
  • notice came so tardily that we almost missed the deadline
  • I belatedly wished her a happy birthday

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