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He brings up a term called “creative abrasion,” coined by Jerry Hirshberg, who, apropos of Tesla, was an automotive designer.
ELON MUSK’S ROCKET RIDEANDREW NUSCADECEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
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?”
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
The old adage, "Be sure you are right and then go ahead," is especially apropos advice to inventors.
Apropos of admirals, let me tell you the following story which, however improbable it may seem to you, is true.
Meanwhile, apropos of these drives, he realized that he would never dare to offer to pay for the carriage hire.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
These reflections, so apropos, agitated me to such a degree as to make me shed tears.

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