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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv- Before long; before the lapse of much time; soon. Of future time; also (arch.) of past.

Usage examples (35)
  • Circumstances may erelong rouse long-dormant tastes.
  • Into whose shining gates erelong their spirits would enter.
  • But thou shalt drain the bowl erelong within thy own bright isle,
  • “I have reason, Senor Admiral, as you will find, I fear, erelong.” for more
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