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tardo

[tahr-doh; Italian tahr-daw] /ˈtɑr doʊ; Italian ˈtɑr dɔ/
adjective
1.
slow (used as a musical direction).
Origin of tardo
1840-1850
1840-50; < Italian: slow < Latin tardus
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  • "There will be no inspection tour tomorrow, and I shall recommend against aid at this time," replied tardo.

    Disqualified Charles Louis Fontenay
  • "My recommendation will be of considerable importance to you," said tardo as they ate.

    Disqualified Charles Louis Fontenay
  • "There are two classes of people on this planet, and we've seen only one," said tardo.

    Disqualified Charles Louis Fontenay
  • "It's true we've seen no slaves, that we know about," said tardo.

    Disqualified Charles Louis Fontenay
  • tardo had seemed most intent on the question of slavery, and Peo looked for signs of it.

    Disqualified Charles Louis Fontenay
  • He was navigator of the Council ship, and had asked to accompany tardo on the brief inspection trip.

    Disqualified Charles Louis Fontenay

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