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apposite
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War and Peace
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  • But the chief peculiarity of his speech was its directness and appositeness.
  • The proverbs, of which his talk was full, were for the most part not the coarse and indecent saws soldiers employ, but those folk sayings which taken without a context seem so insignificant, but when used appositely suddenly acquire a significance of profound wisdom.

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  • While he bestowed those of greater value on the two most distinguished warriors, one of whom was his host, he seasoned his offerings to their inferiors with such well-timed and apposite compliments, as left them no ground of complaint.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans

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