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Supposedly vs. Supposably


sentence connector
(archaic or formal) after which
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  • Gallant knights a thousand / first he ferried o'er, whereafter came his own men.

  • This by way of grace, whereafter M. de Rivarol proceeded to devour the city.

    Captain Blood Rafael Sabatini
  • At Stockholm Issy had found a friend, who forwarded them carriage paid to the capital, whereafter things went well.

    The Book of All-Power Edgar Wallace
  • whereafter, he stood straight before her, and they looked each into the other's eyes as they had been spirits out of the flesh.

    The Stars in the Pool Edna Kingsley Wallace
  • "It shall be done, sir," said the butler with a shade of hesitation; whereafter he departed with creaking boots.

    Fathers and Sons Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
  • whereafter the host tapped the bell twice and 'Tonio reappeared with a tray of fresh glasses.

    The Pathless Trail Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
  • whereafter, they took turns and kept the frightened beasts on a breathless trot up the heartbreaking grades.

    The Mystery of The Barranca Herman Whitaker

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