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felicitous

adjective uk   /fəˈlɪs.ɪ.təs/  us   /-t̬əs/ literary
suitable or right and expressing well the intended thought or feeling: He summed up Jack's achievements in one or two felicitous phrases.
Opposite
felicitously
adverb uk   /-li/  us   /-t̬əs-/
a felicitously phrased speech
Translations of “felicitous”
in Chinese (Traditional) 貼切的, 恰當的, 得體的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 贴切的, 恰当的, 得体的…
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