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noun as in talent

noun as in appropriateness


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He had just wrapped up another National Signing Day apt to enrich the rich when he said Thursday morning, “There’s been a lack of parity since the playoff has been introduced, and that’s not because of the playoff, but it contributes to it.”

Comparisons to the microwave are apt in that both technologies use electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than infrared light.

Also, they’re apt metaphors for what you’re hoping to do in bed.

Yet, “brilliant” is the only apt word to describe Washington’s work.

The note at the top of the puzzle says, “The first letters of certain grid entries in this puzzle will spell out an apt seven-letter word.”

The pictures are distinguished for their aptness and perfect illustrative character.

From her tenderest years, she discovered a wonderful aptness, and a vehement desire, for acquiring languages.

I have, many times, and I never see such a rock without thinking of its aptness as an illustration of this Socialist philosophy.

The rapidity and sinuosity of its motions, its quick spring and sharp recoil, prove the aptness of the illustration.

Sometimes they enshrine a pun or a conceit, or depend for their aptness upon an assonance.

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On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to aptness, such as: aptitude, capacity, docility, expertise, faculty, and flair.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.