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Other users have misspelling afterwards as:

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  1. afterwords 33.15%
  2. aftewards 3.87%
  3. afterword’s 3.31%
  4. aftrewards 2.76%
  5. afterwatrds 2.76%
  6. Other 54.15%

Definitions of afterwards


  1. happening at a time subsequent to a reference time

Examples of afterwards

  1. My poor Lirriper was a handsome figure of a man, with a beaming eye and a voice as mellow as a musical instrument made of honey and steel, but he had ever been a free liver being in the commercial travelling line and travelling what he called a limekiln road — “a dry road, Emma my dear,” my poor Lirriper says to me, “where I have to lay the dust with one drink or another all day long and half the night, and it wears me Emma” — and this led to his running through a good deal and might have run through the turnpike too when that dreadful horse that never would stand still for a single instant set off, but for its being night and the gate shut and consequently took his wheel, my poor Lirriper and the gig smashed to atoms and never spoke afterwards.
  2. The sun was shining, the food at the restaurant was good and I was left with a warm glow in my tummy afterwards.
  3. But shortly afterwards they wrote to him informing him that the job offer had been withdrawn.

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