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

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I tore up the paper and granted my mistimed sentimentalities a permanent rest.
I could think of nothing but a boy's first lesson upon the bones, the rhythm of the beats was so comically mistimed and bungled.
A FLORIDA SKETCH-BOOKBRADFORD TORREY
So don't spoil the beauty of your own behaviour by mistimed reflexions.
THE AWKWARD AGEHENRY JAMES
But we do not recover composure by the mere feeling that agitation is mistimed.
THE ABBOTSIR WALTER SCOTT
And beseech you, sir, To suffer this mistimed civility For Sparta's sake.
The plan she hit upon was effective, but vulgar, and must not be witnessed by a boy of inconvenient memory and mistimed fluency.
I laughed until my sides ached; little thinking how the Horsley Hill would pay us off for our mistimed hilarity.
The talk one hears that the present situation calls for "diplomacy" seems to be mistimed.
But by no mistimed clemency could she sacrifice such solid advantages as these.
Our unexpected entrée, like all other mistimed visits, caused the visited a terrible degree of confusion.
RATTLIN THE REEFEREDWARD HOWARD

WORDS RELATED TO MISTIMED

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