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used in David Copperfield

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favorable circumstances for a particular purpose — especially the circumstance of good timing
  • An opportune double knock at the door, which I knew well from old experience in Windsor Terrace, and which nobody but Mr. Micawber could ever have knocked at that door, resolved any doubt in my mind as to their being my old friends.
    Chapters 25-27 (93% in)
  • You come to give me the benefit of your sober judgement at a most opportune time.
    Chapters 49-51 (5% in)

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