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thereat

[th air-at] /ˌðɛərˈæt/
adverb
1.
at that place or time; there:
Seeing the gate, they entered thereat.
2.
because of that; thereupon.
Origin of thereat
900
before 900; Middle English ther at, Old English thǣr æt. See there, at1
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  • thereat the noble lady / up from the settle rose, And soon her arms all snow-white / did the shield enclose.

  • thereat all the court had much marvel from whence came all that gear.

  • thereat rejoice did Gunther / to think perchance his trials o'er.

  • thereat there had been a general raising of heads all over the place.

    From Place to Place Irvin S. Cobb
  • thereat on the fourth pier we came, we turn'd, And on our left descended to the depth, A narrow strait and perforated close.

  • thereat the nose, like Trinculo's, has been in great indignation.

    Gryll Grange Thomas Love Peacock
  • And thereat she made a movement as though to leave the room.

    Eden Edgar Saltus
  • thereat he stood up languidly, and went to her and kissed her.

  • thereat he shuddered but the act was done, ad majorem lignocapitis humani gloriam.

    Wilderness of Spring Edgar Pangborn
  • thereat Trendall swallowed his annoyance and went elsewhere.

    King of Ranleigh F. S. (Frederick Sadlier) Brereton
British Dictionary definitions for thereat

thereat

/ˌðɛərˈæt/
adverb (rare)
1.
at that point or time
2.
for that reason
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