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synonyms for afternoon

  • siesta
  • teatime
  • P.M.
  • cocktail hour
  • post meridian
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I thought of that afternoon in 2006, at the gaming convention, when we were closer than brothers, but only an hour from being estranged.
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The day would consist of breakfast on the beach, a leisurely three-mile paddle to our next campsite, and an afternoon of swimming and playing in the sun.
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Asana started trading just a bit after noon Eastern today, quickly zooming to roughly $29 a share in early trading this afternoon.
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A lot of the “air show,” as he calls it, happens not on small fires in the morning, when retardant drops from planes are most effective, but on large fires in the afternoon.
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The Levee offers a number of options for a fun afternoon or evening out, including a movie theater, many excellent restaurants and shops, bowling, arcades, even the well-known and wonderful Newport Aquarium.
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The afternoon was a lovely one—the day was a perfect example of the mellowest mood of autumn.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Heavy firing continued all that afternoon, inflicting great loss on the rebels, whilst the Spaniards lost one soldier.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
On the next afternoon, at a quarter-past two, Hilda and Janet were sitting together in the breakfast-room.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Along in the afternoon Porter's force was located near Moore's Mill, about four miles distant.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
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