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- adj. Of or pertaining to leading toward home.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as homeward.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. toward home
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But she hated the slow, dusty ride, and hailed with delight a gallop that came in their way towards the end of the day, when a hare jumped up under Bob's nose as they rode homewards from the yards.
It is patent that dusk found them weary and worn, plodding and wading silently "homewards," shovel on shoulder, across four or five kilos of desolate mud; falling and tripping over stagnant bodies, masses of tangled wire, bricks and jagged wood-work everywhere impeding progress.
At last we started homewards, meaning to separate the properties of the two claimants; but M---- owned the only proper horse-separating corral in the whole country, and from obstinacy and cussedness would not let us use it.
People walked away to the gate, or if they lived at Lincolns Inn stepped homewards, wrapping their coats around them.
Work was finished, we were going homewards to the Lager.
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As I go homewards along the coastal road, the sea appears as blue as cornflowers, vivid against swaths of orange montbretia.
AFTERWARDS/AFTERWORDS: Like “towards,” “forwards,” and “homewards,” “afterwards” ends with - wards.
Driving down the dual carriageway on a cold February afternoon, a boy, who was about as far from glamorous as it is possible to be, was heading homewards.
He insisted upon my climbing into his dog-cart and he gave me a lift homewards.
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