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pertinent
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

3 uses
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Definition
having logical relevance to the matter at hand
  • —Most pertinent question, the professor said between his chews.
    Episode 7 — Aeolus (26% in)
  • It is interesting because, as he pertinently remarks, we are all born in the same way but we all die in different ways.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (77% in)
  • At this pertinent suggestion Mr Bloom, to change the subject, looked down but in a quandary, as he couldn't tell exactly what construction to put on belongs to which sounded rather a far cry.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (61% in)

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