(Adjectives). Opportune, timely, well - timed, timeful, seasonable, happy, lucky, fortunate, favourable, propitious, auspicious, critical.

    (Adverbs). Opportunely, etc., on the spot, in proper or due time or season, high time, for the nonce.

    (Phrases). In the nick of time; in pudding-time; in the fullness of time; between the cup and the lip; on the spur of the moment 612; now or never; at the eleventh hour.

    By the way, by the by, en passant, à propos, pro re nata; pro hac vice; par parenthèse.

    (Phrases). Non semper erit œstas; time and tide wait for no man.

  • Intempestivity (Substantives), unsuitable time, improper time, unseasonableness, inopportuneness, evil hour, contretemps.
  • (Verbs). To be ill-timed, etc., to mistime, intrude.

    To lose, omit, let slip, let go, neglect, pretermit, allow, or suffer the opportunity or occasion to pass, slip, go by, escape, lapse; to lose time, to fritter away time 683.

    (Phrase). To let slip through the fingers.

    (Adjectives). Ill-timed, untimely, intrusive, mistimed, unseasonable, out of season, unpunctual, inopportune, intrusive, too late 133, malapropos, unlucky, inauspicious, unpropitious, unfortunate, unfavourable, unsuited, unsuitable.

    (Adverb). Inopportunely, etc.

    (Phrases). As ill luck would have it; in evil hour; after meat, mustard; after death, the physician; en mala hora; out of date; the day before (or after) the fair.

3°. Recurrent Time
  • Frequency (Substantives), oftness, recurrence, repetition 104, recrudescence, reiteration, iteration, run, reappearance, renewal, ritornello, ritournelle, burden.
  • (Verbs). To recur, revert, return, repeat, reiterate, reappear, renew, reword.

    (Adjectives). Frequent, common, not rare, repeated, reiterated, thick-coming, recurring, recurrent, incessant, everlasting, etc., rife.

    (Adverbs). Often, oft, oft-times, not unfrequently, frequently, oftentimes, many times, several times, repeatedly.

    (Phrases). A number of times; many a time; full many a time; many a time and oft; times out of number.

    Again, anew, afresh, de novo, ditto, over again, da capo, again and again, over and over, ever and anon, many times over, time after time, time and again, repeatedly 104.

    Perpetually, continually, constantly, incessantly, everlastingly, without ceasing.

    Sometimes, occasionally, at times, now and then, now and again, from time to time, at intervals, between whiles, once in a while, there are times when, etc., toties quoties.

    Most often, for the most part, generally, usually, commonly, most frequently, as often as not.

  • Infrequency (Substantives), rareness, rarity, variety, seldomness.
  • (Verb). To be rare, etc.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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