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apropos
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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." quite exquisitely.

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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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