Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Well adapted; appropriate; apt.

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Usage examples "apposite":

  1. In 1893 E. J. Payne brought out a much handier edition of the Voyages of the Elizabethan Seamen to America which gives the very parts of Hakluyt we want for our present purpose, and gives them with a running accompaniment of pithy introductions and apposite footnotes. - "Elizabethan Sea Dogs", William Wood.
  2. For the rest, it is scarcely an apposite moment for you to talk, even 'dramatically, ' of my 'superiority' to you, ... - "The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846", Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett.
  3. Moreover, of illustrations of my statements the public had of late had more than enough from other sources; what was now wanted was not so much instances of the facts, as a general presentation of the subject into which special and apposite cases could be fitted by the reader according to his previously acquired information. - "The Subterranean Brotherhood", Julian Hawthorne.