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felicitous

fe·lic·i·tous

felicitous

 
pronunciation:
f lI s ts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: well-suited or apt; very appropriate.
Her felicitous choice of words helped to relieve the tension.
antonyms:
infelicitous
similar words:
apposite, appropriate, propitious
definition 2: very pleasant or agreeable.
Her husband's getting leave in time for the child's birth was a felicitous turn of events.
antonyms:
infelicitous
similar words:
blessed, pleasant, pleasing, propitious
derivations: felicitously (adv.), felicitousness (n.)