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timely

  

      adj   , -lier, -liest  
      adv  
1    at the right or an opportune or appropriate time  
2       an archaic word for       early  
  timeliness      n  
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time, timeously, tamely, trimly

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
to behave in a pretentious manner
fashionistas poncing around wearing designer earphones
exp.
finalize smth. successfully / in a positive manner
E.g.: The negotiations were tough, but they ended on a high note
exp.
behave in a manner that is commonly considered as specific to women
[Fam.] it is used most frequently when referring to men who show lack of courage or an excessive shyness or sensitivity. E.g Don't be a pussy; You're such a pussy
n.
person who is a specialist of make-up and who applies makeup in a professional manner
exp.
use the authority given by a position (in society, in a company etc.) to determine someone to act in a certain manner
E.g: He is not eager to attend the event, but he has to be there because his boss pulled rank on him.
exp.
a misfit; something or someone looking/behaving in a manner that comes in contradiction with the general context

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