Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an apposite manner; suitably; fitly; appropriately; pertinently.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In an apposite manner.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

apposite +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Here he deploys dialogue — which makes up perhaps 80 percent of the novel — brilliantly, to convey action and narrative, mores and social background, and above all, character (Norman Mailer appositely wrote that Higgins may be “the American writer who is closest to Henry Green”).

    New Fiction

  • The Cylon Raider could superficially be referring to the “contact with extraterrestrials” or, more appositely, to the “guardian angel”.

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  • Here he deploys dialogue — which makes up perhaps 80 percent of the novel — brilliantly, to convey action and narrative, mores and social background, and above all, character (Norman Mailer appositely wrote that Higgins may be “the American writer who is closest to Henry Green”).

    New Fiction

  • Here he deploys dialogue — which makes up perhaps 80 percent of the novel — brilliantly, to convey action and narrative, mores and social background, and above all, character (Norman Mailer appositely wrote that Higgins may be “the American writer who is closest to Henry Green”).

    New Fiction

  • It is a task — a travail, from which French linguistic origins the word travel is most appositely derived — to which few can possibly look forward.

    Planes, Trains And Miseries

  • It is a task — a travail, from which French linguistic origins the word travel is most appositely derived — to which few can possibly look forward.

    Planes, Trains And Miseries

  • It is a task — a travail, from which French linguistic origins the word travel is most appositely derived — to which few can possibly look forward.

    Planes, Trains And Miseries

  • It is a task — a travail, from which French linguistic origins the word travel is most appositely derived — to which few can possibly look forward.

    Planes, Trains And Miseries

  • It is a task — a travail, from which French linguistic origins the word travel is most appositely derived — to which few can possibly look forward.

    Planes, Trains And Miseries

  • It is a task — a travail, from which French linguistic origins the word travel is most appositely derived — to which few can possibly look forward.

    Planes, Trains And Miseries

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