adjective, time·li·er, time·li·est.
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Origin of timely
synonym study for timely
OTHER WORDS FROM timelytime·li·ness, nounpre·time·li·ness, nounpre·time·ly, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for timely
The Atlantic: “In Bruce Allen Murphy, Scalia has met a timely and unintimidated biographer ready to probe.”
The most critical person for a timely beginning of trial that day was a cat catcher on contract to the Amereicans.Iraqi Insurgents Circulate the Lie That They Killed the Judge in Saddam’s Trial|Michael Newton|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The answer is basically no one, at least not in “a deliberate or timely way.”Our Mindless Government Is Heading for a Spending Disaster|Nick Gillespie|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But one of the things I appreciate about the film is its statement and about how timely it is with climate change.‘Noah’ is a Global Warming Epic About the Battle Between Religion and Science, Says Cinematographer|Marlow Stern|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Others still simply lack consensus among family members to make a decision in a timely manner.A Tragedy Compounded: The Heart-Wrenching Case of Jahi McMath May Have Devastating Consequences to Organ Donation|Soumitra R. Eachempati, MD|January 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And again I was grateful to Hilderman for his timely tact, for it cheered the old man immensely, and helped me a little, too.The Mystery of the Green Ray|William Le Queux
The timely arrival of Pulaski with the cavalry alone saved them from utter destruction.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
To the latter side of the question, Northern writers have already done full and timely justice.The Impending Crisis of the South|Hinton Rowan Helper
Sometimes they visit a circus or menagerie whose managers have made a timely visit to our inland city.
It is a serious matter, and if we do not want to play the Desdemona act we must take some timely precautions.Remarks|Bill Nye