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synonyms for on the dot

  • beforehand
  • briefly
  • directly
  • immediately
  • prematurely
  • previous
  • promptly
  • quick
  • shortly
  • soon
  • too soon
  • unexpectedly
  • betimes
  • a bit previous
  • ahead of time
  • anon
  • bright and early
  • early bird
  • ere long
  • far ahead
  • in advance
  • in good time
  • in the bud
  • in time
  • on short notice
  • oversoon
  • pronto
  • proximately

antonyms for on the dot

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  • late
  • later
  • delayed
  • late
  • later
  • slow
  • sluggish
  • tardy
  • apathetic
  • lethargic
  • unprepared
  • unwilling
  • negligent
  • doubtfully
  • dubiously
  • incompletely
  • indefinite
  • partially
  • questionably
  • inaccurately
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    How to use on the dot in a sentence

    Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Though Caroline only brought with her a dot of forty thousand francs, she stood for what was better still, immense possibilities.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    A dot or two, sometimes only one, sometimes as many as five, are thrown in as a rough way of indicating the features.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
    THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
    I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    Typical "segmenters" present a ring of rounded segments or spores, each with a small, dot-like chromatin mass.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
    THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
    Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
    TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
    At three thousand yards a man appears as a mere dot, which is not readily distinguishable.
    OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
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