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synonyms for apposite

  • germane
  • relevant
  • suitable
  • timely
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antonyms for apposite

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  • inappropriate
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How to use apposite in a sentence

These remarks, as will appear in the sequel, are apposite to the parties which I am about to introduce to the reader.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
This, from him, so unexpectedly apposite, had the effect upon her of a Providential interposition.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
This prophecy was strengthened by apposite quotations showing the existing drift of opinion in the United States.
THE CANADIAN DOMINIONOSCAR D. SKELTON
Yet that it was eminently apposite is evident from the whole course of the subsequent discussions.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
To borrow an apposite expression from M. Texte, it is an organism whose evolution has accomplished its course.
DE LIBRIS: PROSE AND VERSEAUSTIN DOBSON
In different parts of this kingdom people call them fen-crickets, churr-worms, and eve-churrs, all very apposite names.
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE, VOL. 2GILBERT WHITE
The supposed opposition between science and religion is precisely an apposite type of one of the things "that ain't so."
CATHOLIC CHURCHMEN IN SCIENCEJAMES J. WALSH
Dr. Prichard has on this subject some very apposite illustrations.
EPIDEMICS EXAMINED AND EXPLAINED: OR, LIVING GERMS PROVED BY ANALOGY TO BE A SOURCE OF DISEASEJOHN GROVE
Everybody was rather impressed with this apposite remark, excepting Podbury.
THE IDLER MAGAZINE, VOLUME III, APRIL 1893VARIOUS
I shall make no apology for this digression, because I thought the remark too apposite to be omitted.
REFLECTIONS ON THE RISE AND FALL OF THE ANCIENT REPUBLICKSEDWARD WORTLEY MONTAGU
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WORDS RELATED TO APPOSITE

  • applicative
  • applicatory
  • apposite
  • apropos
  • apt
  • associable
  • befitting
  • felicitous
  • fit
  • fitting
  • germane
  • kosher
  • legit
  • material
  • on target
  • on the button
  • on the nose
  • pertinent
  • relevant
  • right on
  • suitable
  • suited
  • that's the idea
  • that's the ticket
  • to the point
  • to the purpose
  • useful
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