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before now

adjective as in beforehand

adverb as in earlier

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She was standing outside the hut, but she was not wearing the old unconfined red blouse of the day before now.

Certain critics who had censured the Sacre the year before now openly admitted their mistake.

The little army which had fought so gallantly the day before now amounted to only one-fourth of the whole.

The friends of the hour before now became threatening bullies, promising to get him ten years for the possession of burglar tools.

Fall grew into winter, and the nest where Gavia had brooded the spring before now held a mound of snow in its lap.


On this page you'll find 111 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to before now, such as: earlier, sooner, ahead, advanced, ahead of time, and already.

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