English adverb: tardily
|1.||tardily without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')|
|Samples||He spoke slowly.|
Go easy here--the road is slippery.
Glaciers move tardily.
Please go slow so I can see the sights.
|Synonyms||easy, slow, slowly|
|Antonyms||apace, chop-chop, quickly, rapidly, speedily|
|2.||tardily later than usual or than expected|
|Samples||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.
|Antonyms||ahead of time, too soon, early|