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Noun1.Lates - a genus of large percoid fishes of fresh and brackish water
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Centropomidae, family Centropomidae - a family of fish or the order Perciformes including robalos
Asian seabass, barramundi, giant perch, giant seaperch, Lates calcarifer, white seabass - a species of large perch noted for its sporting and eating qualities; lives in marine, estuary, and freshwater habitats
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'You are intimately acquainted, I know, with Lady Barville, the late Lord Montbarry's eldest sister.
Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, the late king of Thebes, in defiance of Creon who rules in his stead, resolves to bury her brother Polyneices, slain in his attack on Thebes.
It was too late to call on or inquire for any one, and he reluctantly postponed his purpose till the morning.
"Oh, it is really too late," said Count Orlov, looking at the camp.
John Dashwood, that not even her curiosity to see how she looked after the late discovery, nor her strong desire to affront her by taking Edward's part, could overcome her unwillingness to be in her company again.
He shuddered as he thought of the irreparable wrong that his love would have done the innocent child but for the chance that had snatched her from him before it was too late. Doubtless she knew now the horror that had been in his mind.
"I inclose, as you desire, a copy of the Will executed by your late husband on the third of this month.
While I've been putting off and putting off, the trees have been growing--it's too late now.
This Nome was not unlike the others that Dorothy had seen, but he wore a heavy gold chain around his neck to show that he was the Chief Steward of the Nome King, and he assumed an air of much importance, and even told his majesty not to eat too much cake late at night, or he would be ill.
She complained that Edna had neglected her much of late. Besides, she was consumed with curiosity to see the little house and the manner in which it was conducted.
It is growing late, and I have to reach home without suspicion of having been on such an errand as this.
"But it's nearly time for the show to start, and we don't want to be late. I have tickets."