Associations to the word «Aft»
AFT, noun. (nautical) The stern portion of a vessel.
AFT, adverb. (nautical) At, near, or towards the stern of a vessel (with the frame of reference within the vessel).
AFT, adverb. At or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane; "stow the luggage aft"; "ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft"; "the captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about".
AFT, adjective. (nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail.
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.