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apposite

ap·po·site

apposite

 
 
pronunciation:
ae p ziht [or] pa ziht
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part of speech: adjective
definition: fitting; pertinent; appropriate.
While I struggled for words, my companion's remarks to the grieving woman could not have been more apposite.
synonyms:
appropriate, apt, due, felicitous, fitting, meet, pertinent, suitable
antonyms:
inapposite, inapt
similar words:
applicable, apropos, condign, congruous, fit, germane, likely, proper, relevant, right, seemly, to the point
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derivations: appositely (adj.), appositeness (n.)
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