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used in The Remains of the Day

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favorable circumstances for a particular purpose — especially the circumstance of good timing
  • I thus thought it opportune to relate at this point, as precisely as possible, what had taken place earlier between myself and Lord Darlington.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (14% in)
  • Nevertheless, I considered most carefully what might be the most opportune occasion to bring the matter up with him; for although I would not for one moment, as I say, suspect Mr Farraday of inconsistency, it nevertheless made sense not to broach the topic when he was preoccupied or distracted.
    Prologue (57% in)

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