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felicity

noun (SUITABLE WORDS)    /fəˈlɪs.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ə.t̬i/ literary
[U] the fact that words or remarks are suitable and express what was intended : As a songwriter , he combined great linguistic felicity with an ear for a tune .Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good [C usually plural] a word or remark that is suitable or right and expresses well the intended thought or feeling : Her article contained one or two verbal felicities that will stay in my mind for years .Remarks and remarkingExpressing and asking opinions
(Definition of felicity noun (SUITABLE WORDS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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