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But there was one misfortune: thinking to help, she was rather towardly than otherwise to my Dutchman.

Cheer up, son-in-law: your children are very towardly, you see they can ask blessing already.

Docile and towardly during his seven- or nine-mile stage, he refused to perform more than his allotted task.

He was my pupil at Oxford, and a very towardly one; and this knowledge, each of the other, hath continued unto this time.

Thou art towardly, she is modest; thou art provident, she is careful.


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On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to towardly, such as: apropos, apt, auspicious, convenient, favorable, and fit.

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