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apposite (AP-uh-zit, uh-POZ-it) adjective
Highly appropriate; relevant; apt.
[From Latin appositus, past participle of apponere (to put near), from ponere (to put). Ultimately from Indo-European root apo- (off or away) that is also the source of after, off, awkward, post, and puny.]
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"It is apposite to address the matter of tuition fees at this stage." Higher Education Funding Report; The Malta Independent; Nov 14, 2004.
This week's theme: words that appear to be misspellings.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect. -G.K. Chesterton, essayist and novelist (1874-1936)
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