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apropos
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Middlemarch
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  • Mr. Featherstone grunted: he could not deny that an ordinary sort of girl like her might be expected to be useful, so he thought of another rejoinder, disagreeable enough to be always apropos.
  • Apropos of the "Pioneer"—somebody had prophesied that it would soon be like a dying dolphin, and turn all colors for want of knowing how to help itself, because Mr. Brooke’s protege, the brilliant young Ladislaw, was gone or going.

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  • "Apropos of what you said about wearing harness," Lydgate began, after they had sat down, "I made up my mind some time ago to do with as little of it as possible.

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as in: unusual attire, but apropos Define
of an appropriate or pertinent nature
as in: Apropos, did you hear from John? Define
use to introduce a related item as in: "regarding"; or "speaking of that"; or "incidentally"
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