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Synonyms for afterthought

thinking again about a choice previously made

an addition that was not included in the original plan

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Somewhere out of the ruck of those warring races had emerged Billy's ancestors, and hers, was her afterthought, as she closed the book and put it back in the drawer.
I suppose He won't mind,' she added as an afterthought, shrugging her shoulders; 'and if he does, he may
He said: "This is unfortunately symptomatic of an approach within the Ministry of Justice and National Offender Management Service that tends to deal with women offenders as an afterthought.
If any bar in Little Rock deserved the over-used term "iconic," it would be the Afterthought in Hillcrest (surely deserving an entry in the invaluable "The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture," hint, hint).
He said: "It's great to represent your country, but I felt for the last two years of being involved with England that I was just an afterthought.
Borland added: "If the Scottish Conservative Party really want to connect with Scotland's small business community, then they have to prove that Scotland remains a priority and isn't, as this announcement suggests, an afterthought.
An Afterthought Of Light" is a compelling and very highly recommended collection of superbly crafted poems by Victor M.
After a 1-0 setback at Harder Stadium, the Matadors' aspirations of repeating appear to be a mere afterthought and, perhaps more important, they must now face the growing possibility of missing out on the postseason entirely.
This steamy little island dangles like an afterthought from the tip of Florida--isolated, alluring, and fiercely independent.
In bright sunlight, internal fabric sails can be raised to protect the plants--this is not one of those glazed buildings where combating sunlight has been dealt with as an afterthought.
It's often an afterthought, a last-minute decision that never receives the attention of an entree or the glory of a dessert.
When I entered the Sies + Hoke booth, my gaze was unexpectedly drawn to a gold-plated steel ball, sitting like an afterthought on the carpeting in the corner of the space.
I never thought to ask my mother about her experiences except once when, almost as an afterthought, I asked what the war was like for her.
Latin America will most likely continue to be an afterthought as Bush focuses on the war in Iraq and global terrorism.
30 Fairyhouse Place lay 7 Finished behind Central House twice already this season, and though he's getting closer, I still think he has it to do with Dessie Hughes's improver 7 Had a busy time of late, and finished down the field in the Pierse Hurdle last weekend 7 Tongue-tie and blinkers didn't work the oracle last time, and now his trainer switches to a visor 7 Six of the seven in the field have realistic claims4 Ruby Walsh is riding Native Scout is more than capable in this grade on his day, but I don't think his preparation has been the best and this could be something of an afterthought.