Sentences Containing 'belated'
Before the coming of the lamp, even in large cities like Paris, the only artificial light to guide the belated traveler at night was the candle required to be kept burning in an occasional window.
Beyond lay another dull wilderness of bricks and mortar, its silence broken only by the heavy, regular footfall of the policeman, or the songs and shouts of some belated party of revellers.
Belated, and not innocently, one bitter winter's midnight, on the road running between two country towns, the blacksmith half-stupidly felt the deadly numbness stealing over him, and sought refuge in a leaning, dilapidated barn.
More Vocab Words::: malefactor - evildoer; criminal
::: transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
::: codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
::: discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
::: nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
::: bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
::: caldron - (cauldron) large kettle
::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: vex - annoy; distress
::: amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena