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To this query every masterpiece replies, pertinently, but in its own manner.

"You can't say there isn't a difference between your position and mine," he said pertinently.

All mythology has pertinently been characterized as ill-remembered history.

“But you feel more like Captain Geraldine,” the boy said, pertinently enough.

One may pertinently ask why the newspapers lend themselves to such infamous and dishonorable dealings.

The prophet Amos exclaims most pertinently, “Can two walk together unless they be agreed?”

Secondly, his speaking so pertinently of magic, and giving himself the title of magician in some of his epistles.

It might be pertinently asked what constitutes an adequate equipment of machines for crepe-making.

The word literally means "naturally, in a manner suited to the character or occasion" (Schmidt); hence aptly, pertinently.

Where is the God (as Mr. Zangwill has pertinently enquired) who will give us a cure for cancer?

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Anglo-French purtinaunt (late 13c.), Old French partenant (mid-13c.) and directly from Latin pertinentem (nominative pertinens) "pertaining," present participle of pertinere "to relate, concern" (see pertain). Related: Pertinently.

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