Definitions of tardily
  1. adverb
    later than usual or than expected
    “notice came so tardily that we almost missed the deadline”
    synonyms: belatedly, late
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    ahead of time, early, too soon
    before the usual time or the time expected
  2. adverb
    without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')
    “glaciers move tardily
    synonyms: easy, slow, slowly
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    apace, chop-chop, quickly, rapidly, speedily
    with rapid movements
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