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pertinent
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
having logical relevance to the matter at hand
  • Then Mr. Merrill and Mr. Wiggin indulged in a kind of face-off, with each of them demonstrating his particular notion of pertinent passages from the Bible—Mr. Merrill's passages being more "pertinent," Mr. Wiggin's more flowery.
    p. 120.9
  • Then Mr. Merrill and Mr. Wiggin indulged in a kind of face-off, with each of them demonstrating his particular notion of pertinent passages from the Bible—Mr. Merrill's passages being more "pertinent," Mr. Wiggin's more flowery.
    p. 120.9

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