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apropos
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Bleak House
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apropos
Used in
Bleak House
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  • When we rejoined him in the drawingroom he said he would give us a little ballad which had come into his head "apropos of our young friend," and he sang one about a peasant boy, "Thrown on the wide world, doomed to wander and roam, Bereft of his parents, bereft of a home."  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: unusual attire, but apropos
as in: Apropos, did you hear from John?
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