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And then that chorus kicks in, and the young lady formerly known as Lizzy Grant transforms into the princess of darkness.

Retired Det. Tom Nerney, formerly of the NYPD Major Case Squad, investigated Shakur.

Yes, these days, Nazism is all the rage in the land formerly known as Siam.

Missy Suicide, formerly known as Selena Mooney, is in New York for a series of brand-expansion meetings.

Gaidar, formerly the vice governor of the Kirov Region, now educates people about how to deal with authorities.

Not less so is the barrenness of this country, which was formerly and usually the last resource.

That money was formerly collected and placed in the treasury through the intervention of the royal officials.

This waterway was recently discovered, and by it there is a better route to Terrenate than was formerly followed.

Counsellor Hagen, formerly secretary to the famous baron Gortz, shot himself through the head.

At the same time there is no doubt that New York did some of the business for herself that London had formerly done for her.


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On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to formerly, such as: already, earlier, heretofore, once, erstwhile, and aforetime.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.