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If the Wizards don’t look to the future as soon as possible, the future will come hunting at an inopportune time.
Nothing could be more inopportune, nothing more contrary to the welfare of the distracted country!
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
Then I say, 'I regret to have arrived at such an inopportune moment.'
THE DEVILJOSEPH O'BRIEN
Pisistratus could not feel flattered by passages intended to exhibit his ancestor as a conceited and inopportune old babbler.
The light and cheer of the club house seemed inopportune, like mirth at a funeral, and he retired into a distant corner to think.
THE WHITE SHIELDMYRTLE REED
She was inwardly raging at them for having chosen a time so inopportune for making a call.
Mr. Archer has remarked that Tennyson, so fortunate in his life as a poet, was inopportune in his career as a dramatist.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
Nor did this new intellectual come at an inopportune time for getting a hearing.
"Assuredly some such inopportune person might be forthcoming," admitted Lao Ting.
Strange how a single sentence coming at the right time, will have a force that tons of inopportune advice has not.
SOUTHERN HEARTSFLORENCE HULL WINTERBURN

WORDS RELATED TO INOPPORTUNE

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