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suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place

having or showing a tendency or likelihood

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(usually followed by 'to') naturally disposed toward

at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant

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mentally quick and resourceful

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being of striking appropriateness and pertinence

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Since April 2006, Johnson has maintained the blog "Durham-in-Wonderland"--the aptest of titles--in which he has examined just about every aspect of the affair.
For a similar take on the greed of printers penned by a Puritan author, see George Wither's The Schollers Purgatory (London, 1624), in which he excoriates the "meere Stationer" who "exercizoth his Mystery without any respect either to the glory of God, or the pub-like aduantage," making him "the aptest Instrument to sowe schismes, heresies, scandalls, and seditions through the world" (sig.
Neville, for instance, seeks "not to be to precise in folowynge the author worde for worde: but somtymes by addition, somtymes by subtraction, to use the aptest phrases in giving the sense.
Occupying a space within an enclosed space, the dollhouse's aptest analogy is the locket or the secret recesses of the heart: center within center, within within within.
17) In our age, phenomenological vocabulary and methodologies are the aptest language available to us.
By coincidence, Dominic Holland has the aptest name in comedy.
By the initial "right to all things," Hobbes was referring to what he termed the "right of nature," which is the liberty "each man hath, to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life; and consequently, of doing any thing, which in his own judgment, and reason, he shall conceive to be the aptest means thereunto.