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- 1. pertinent, relevant (vs. irrelevant)
- usage: having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand; "a list of articles pertinent to the discussion"; "remarks that were to the point"
- 2. apposite, apt, pertinent, apropos (vs. malapropos)
- usage: being of striking appropriateness and pertinence; "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply"
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