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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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Robert Hurley (San Francisco: City Lights, 1988; in French, 1970), for a discussion of music as the aptest illustration of the constitution of identity through proportions of speed and slowness (123, 125, 126, 128).
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.
Is it to sit among mattresses of the dead, Bottles, pots, shoes and grass and murmur aptest eve: Is it to hear the blatter of grackles and say Invisible priest; is it to eject, to pull The day to pieces and cry stanza my stone?
Although much of the cultural energy of Victorian Britain was spent in constructing the image of a largely rural, benevolent, patriarchal social order of which the ritual of hunting was the aptest metaphor, it was also sensitive to the fact that hunting was also the site of a bitter and protracted battle for authority.
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.
I was greatly delighted with him, and made it my business to teach him everything that was proper to make him useful, handy, and helpful; but especially to make him speak, and understand me when I spoke; and he was the aptest scholar there ever was.
In "The Sublime of the Closet; Or, Joseph Conrad's Secret Sharing," Cesare Casarino explains that the ship "became among the aptest stages for the dramatization of paradigm shifts in conceptions of sexuality" (201).