felicitous | felicitously

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very well suited or chosen

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felicitous - appropriate

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‘Felicitous’ is a formal word used to describe something which is fitting in relation to a particular situation or circumstance, or well expressed with regards to an intended thought or feeling. By extension, the term can also be used to describe something marked by happiness or good fortune.

Synonyms suitable,opportune
Antonyms improper,unseemly,unsuitable

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  1. That lucrative job offer was felicitous timing because I was on the verge of having to give up my apartment to save money.

  2. Her birthday was a particularly felicitous occasion after all the health problems she’d endured over the past year.

  3. Adam spoke felicitously when he addressed the delicate matter. He struck just the right tone.

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