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


Apropos, can you lend me some money for the weekend?
  use to introduce a related item as in:  "regarding"; or "speaking of that"; or "incidentally"
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  • Apropos, can you lend me some money for the weekend?
  • Apropos of marrying, I hope our friend Adam will get settled, now the poor old man’s gone.
    Eliot, George  --  Adam Bede
  • Apropos, you have reminded me of something.
    Dostoyevsky, Fyodor  --  The Gambler
  • "The old Morgan place up at the Glen is for sale," said Gilbert, apropos of nothing in especial.
    Montgomery, Lucy Maud  --  Anne’s House of Dreams

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  • It was such an odd expression, coming apropos of nothing, that it quite startled me.
    Stoker, Bram  --  Dracula
  • I reminded my friend, apropos of the concierges, that he had not yet told me what had led him to get them set at liberty.
    Leroux, Gaston  --  The Mystery of the Yellow Room
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Associated words [difficulty]:   apropos [8]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Classic Literature, Logic & Reasoning, Sports
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