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Word: opportune

Definition: timely; well-chosen


Sentences Containing 'opportune'

An opportune double knock at the door, which I knew well from old experience in Windsor Terrace, and which nobody but Mr. Micawber could ever have knocked at that door, resolved any doubt in my mind as to their being my old friends.
You come to give me the benefit of your sober judgement at a most opportune time.

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