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Well timed   /wɛl taɪmd/   Listen
Well timed

adjective
1.
Done or happening at the appropriate or proper time.  Synonyms: seasonable, timely, well-timed.  "With timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery" , "A seasonable time for discussion" , "The book's publication was well timed"






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"Well timed" Quotes from Famous Books



... illness of Monseigneur, and that I would have gone to see him, but that, never having had the small-pox, I was included in the prohibition. M. de Beauvilliers did as I asked, and sent word back to me that my return had been very well timed, and that the King still forbade me as well as Madame de Saint-Simon to go to Meudon. This fresh prohibition did not distress me in the least. I was informed of all that was passing there; ...
— The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete • Duc de Saint-Simon

... sank back into her seat was as marked in its character as her previous suspense. What did it mean? Sweetwater, noting it, and the vivid contrast it offered to Frederick's air of depression, felt that his return had been well timed. ...
— Agatha Webb • Anna Katharine Green

... beseech the Almighty in tones to reach His ears though afar off. There the sisters might sway and croon to the cadence of sermon and prayer, and the brethren spur the spokesman to still greater efforts by their well timed ejaculations. There not only would the quaint melody of the negro "spirituals" swell instead of the more sophisticated airs of the hymn book, but every successful sermon would be a symphony and every prayer a masterpiece ...
— American Negro Slavery - A Survey of the Supply, Employment and Control of Negro Labor as Determined by the Plantation Regime • Ulrich Bonnell Phillips

... your warning. It is well timed. If you had not spoken I would certainly have gone forth ...
— The Middy and the Moors - An Algerine Story • R.M. Ballantyne



Words linked to "Well timed" :   opportune



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