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Word: felicitous

Definition: (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen


Sentences Containing 'felicitous'

He was prompt in deciding the merits of an issue and felicitous in the precision with which he formulated facts and conclusions.
It was just the most exciting thing.” Ginzler’s felicitous handling of woodwind as heard in "Gypsy" and "Birdie" was an especially important breakthrough to the traditional Broadway sound.

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