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timely

time·ly

timely

 
pronunciation:
taIm li
part of speech: adjective
inflections: timelier, timeliest
definition: happening at just the right moment.
The doctor's timely visit saved my life.
similar words:
favorable, punctual, ripe
derivation: timeliness (n.)