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gone to meet maker, offed, inert, no more, sometime, stone-dead, ex-, erstwhile, out of one's misery, unanimated, asleep, bygone, Perished, sainted, passed away, inanimate, past, defunct, deceased, resting in peace, d.o.a., old, lifeless, previous, extinct, gone to reward, unresponsive, at peace, exanimate, at rest, bury, pushing up daisies, bereft of life, cold, not existing, former, quondam, lost, onetime, once, departed, preceding.
Non-existent, kaput, had it.
in the grave.
former, previous, erstwhile, past, next, following, future, then, prior, bygone.
slowest, Snail-like, lax, Moratory, behindhand, neglectful, unhasty, time-wasting, snaillike, laggard.
delinquent, outdated, untimely, unpunctual, overdue, belated, behindhand, tardy.
diffusive, forever and a day, over-long, for ages, long-drawn-out, Overlong, without end, longwinded.
unfamiliar, recent, modern, untried, ultra-modern, advanced, dewier, dewiest, untrodden, newest, uncontaminated, just out, dewy, fresh, unspoiled.
not on time
lagging, last-minute, gone, held up, overdue, too late, backward, delayed, out of luck, behind time, blown, tardy, in a bind, Stayed, eleventh-hour, slow, Strapped, in the lurch, dilatory, behind, put off, remiss, missed the boat, unpunctual, postponed, hung up, belated, behindhand, jammed.
castoff, primeval, time-worn, wornout, ageold, cast-off, olden.
old as the hills.
olden days, way back, long-ago, gone-by, ages ago, way back when, good old days, behind one.
inopportune, belated, unpunctual, inexpedient, overdue, delinquent, inauspicious, infelicitous, mistimed, inconvenient, premature, tardy, untimely.
at the last minute
Dilatorily, belatedly, tardily, slowly.
a short time ago, in recent times.
later, belatedly, advanced, latter, unpunctual, belated, past, tardy, modern, tardily, after hours, of late, latterly, new, latish, in arrears, ripe, posthumous, lately, tardive, former, dead, recently, previous, deep, last, recent.
Examples of usage:
– The Whelps of the Wolf by George Marsh
– Marcy The Blockade Runner by Harry Castlemon
– First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
– The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers