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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FELICITOUS

He considers himself a felicitous copy of Louis the Fourteenth!

But except for the felicitous pretense of deafness I had not tried to pretend anything.

His marriage had not proved in all respects a felicitous one.

Whenever he speaks of a friend, he is sure to be felicitous.

He inquired whether our travels had been felicitous and what were our further plans.

There is one friend who declares that she has never had a felicitous dream in her life.

Too often I do not think of the bright and felicitous thing to say or do until it is too late.

Mr. Balfour's version was eventually chosen as the most felicitous.

Mr — was a singular and felicitous exception to this mortifying rule.

The expression is a felicitous description of its theme and style.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s (implied in felicitously), from felicity + -ous.

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