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How to use felicitous in a sentence

Bits of drawing caught his attention, a free, felicitous line here and there evoking an approving grunt.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
There is a pleasant fiction that we have morning excursions, daily; but history records but three such felicitous events.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
"Only at the felicitous ingenuity of your highness's idea," answered the interpreter, pointing to the placard.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
In connection with Chopin's production of tone, I must not omit to mention his felicitous utilisation of the loud and soft pedals.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
Thus again Washington, with felicitous expression, points a paragraph at the 'chimney-corner heroes.'
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
Things were in this felicitous condition when, early one beautiful spring morning, Snorro resolved to have a ramble.
THE NORSEMEN IN THE WESTR.M. BALLANTYNE
Livingstone has proved the truth of this felicitous induction as far as the Zambesi is concerned.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
He is a most capable and felicitous talker-was born for an orator, I think.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
The writer has the true poetical feeling, and his execution is often very felicitous, and always creditable.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, OR NEW-YORK MONTHLY MAGAZINE, MAY 1844VARIOUS
Their repartees, felicitous propos, and pointed anecdotes are but one rolling fire of falsehoods.
THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. 1 (2 VOLS)THOMAS DE QUINCEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FELICITOUS

  • applicable
  • apt
  • becoming
  • comme il faut
  • correct
  • decent
  • decorous
  • desirable
  • due
  • felicitous
  • happy
  • just
  • just what was ordered
  • meet
  • on the button
  • on the nose
  • proper
  • right
  • right on
  • seemly
  • that's the ticket
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