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adverb as in relevantly, suitably

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Located just a few blocks from the Apollo, the Tubman statue feels like an especially apropos stop for the finale of an ultra.

I’ve also worn it over a thin tee, under a sweater, and under various jackets, and it always looked and felt apropos.

He brings up a term called “creative abrasion,” coined by Jerry Hirshberg, who, apropos of Tesla, was an automotive designer.

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So, apropos of nothing, I need to ask you about one last thing.

There was the apropos of nothing American flag plastered everywhere.

Because stories have to be “apropos,” they have to come at the right moment, the right sip of wine.

Apropos inflation, the government could try to inflate its way out of this crisis, covering the deficit by printing money.

But another Dimon quote that got less attention was more apropos.

Going back, Liszt indulged in a little graceful badinage apropos of the concerto.

After the preceding article was in type, we received, in the same mail, two letters that are so apropos that we reproduce them.

And he said: One, whom thou art lucky not to know: and yet, his name is apropos.

Apropos to coffee, we all laughed heartily one day when some one recalled the verses of the poetess Druzbacka.

Then she said, apropos of nothing but the last of her wandering thoughts: “Have you ever seen a man killed?”


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to apropos, such as: apt, germane, opportune, pertinent, applicable, and apposite.

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