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Especially appropriate, suitable, pertinent, and relevant for a situation or purpose. (1)
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apposite (adjective), more apposite, most apposite
1. Especially well-suited to the circumstances; particularly appropriate: Those red flowers are the most apposite flowers for the table setting that Linda could think of.
2. Suitable, pertinent, and relevant: Bernhard, the mayor, gave apposite answers to the challenging questions that were presented to him by members of the city council.
Conveying an appropriate action.
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apposite (AP uh zit) (adjective)
Especially well suited to the circumstances; strikingly appropriate and relevant: When asked about her political choices, Mae made an apposite answer.
opposite (AHP uh zit) (adjective)
1. Placed or located directly across from something else or from each other: The two houses are on opposite sides of the street.
2. Facing the other way; moving or tending away from each other: Enrique and Felicia went in opposite directions.

When Mabel attended her first political meetings, she was seated opposite the contesting candidates. During the meeting she asked several apposite questions of each candidate.