It was the single name among all possible wrong ones that just at this moment seemed to Bathsheba more pertinent than the right.
It was a singularly fresh and fascinating fact, and though not without its sadness it was pertinent and real.
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After the accident, we frequently had little chats about Mia’s progress and passed along pertinent info to her grandparents.
Gayle Forman -- Where She Went
I have no idea what he said, but it must have been pertinent, for she scrambled to her feet, shook herself, and bounced amiably after him as he went to sniff at the slumbering forms of Uncle Albert and the Stranger.