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2 definitions found
 for tardily
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tardily \Tar"di*ly\, adv.
     In a tardy manner; slowly.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tardily
      adv 1: without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for
             `slowly'); "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is
             slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; "please go slow so I
             can see the sights" [syn: slowly, slow, easy,
             tardily] [ant: apace, chop-chop, quickly,
             rapidly, speedily]
      2: later than usual or than expected; "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" [syn: late,
         belatedly, tardily] [ant: ahead of time, early, too
         soon]

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