Sentence Examples

  • His eyes clouded with belated concern and his voice lost its edge.
  • I sent a belated apology, but had no reply.
  • As a belated welcome, "Many greetings to our two new female members who now grace our band."
  • Decreed the same penalty for sacrilege joined to superstition and impiety, and in the somewhat belated religious persecution of the duke of Bourbon in 1724 those convicted of larceny in churches, together with their accomplices, were condemned, the men to the galleys for life or for a term of years, the women to be branded with the letter V and imprisoned for life, or for a term.
  • A belated attempt of the French left to intervene was checked by the British cavalry, and the pressure on the centre and right, which were now practically surrounded, continued even after nightfall.

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