afterwards vs. afterword – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Afterward(s)

Definition:

Happening at a time subsequent to a reference time

Examples:

it didn't happen until afterward

VS.

Afterword

Definition:

a literary device that is found at the end of a book

Examples:

the afterword to the book explained how the book came into being

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