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idoneous (i-DO-nee-uhs) adjective, also idonaeous

Appropriate, suitable, fit.

[From Latin idoneus (fit).]

"A friend in Wyoming received a fund-raising flier from the Cheyenne Civic Center. It began, `Kudos is an idoneous name for the Cheyenne Civic Center's 1991-92 season.'" James J. Kilpatrick, The Vast Weltanschauung of Word Wavelengths, The Chicago Sun-Times, Feb 9, 1992.

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The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit. -Moliere, actor and playwright (1622-1673)

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