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apt

adjective  /æpt/ us  

apt adjective (CORRECT)

correct or right for a particular situation: Chris’s apt comments summed up our opinions.

apt adjective (LIKELY)

[+ to infinitive] likely: This old roof is apt to leak when it rains.
aptly
adverb  /ˈæpt·li/ us  
He was very tall and was aptly called "Stretch."
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