"Tardy obedience is of the house of mutiny," I said sternly.
Tardy recollection that she was altogether too heavy for comfort brought her to her feet.
Tardy is applied to that which is behind the proper or desired time, especially in doing a work or arriving at a place.
Tardy restitution given to a long-suffering people; late righting of an ancient wrong!
Tardy employees ...