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With at least equal pertinency it may now be asked: How can a man who has died without baptism be baptized?

And has that counsel no pertinency for the Christian believers of our own time?

The argument of "the safe side" would have no pertinency, even with the imbecile, if man were immortal.

The courtiers address him; his answers surprise by their pertinency and depth: at length he is brought to the King.

The chieftain so acutely felt the pertinency of this name that he adopted it as his own name.


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On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pertinency, such as: accordance, applicability, application, appositeness, aptness, and bearing.

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