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

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exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style

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marked by good fortune

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First they took out the soil to make bricks, and then they filled it up again with garbage, which seemed to Jurgis and Ona a felicitous arrangement, characteristic of an enterprising country like America.
But she remained seated, and he could think of nothing more felicitous than: "I presume you're tired after the long ride."
Then Kate had the art of turning the conversation to subjects upon which the country girl, bashful at first in strange company, could feel herself at home; and if Mrs Nickleby was not quite so felicitous at times in the selection of topics of discourse, or if she did seem, as Mrs Browdie expressed it, 'rather high in her notions,' still nothing could be kinder, and that she took considerable interest in the young couple was manifest from the very long lectures on housewifery with which she was so obliging as to entertain Mrs Browdie's private ear, which were illustrated by various references to the domestic economy of the cottage, in which
She seemed to him so felicitous a product of nature and circumstance that his invention, musing on future combinations, was constantly catching its breath with the fear of stumbling into some brutal compression or mutilation of her beautiful personal harmony.
He had remained in Shropshire, lamenting the blindness of his own pride, and the blunders of his own calculations, till at once released from Louisa by the astonishing and felicitous intelligence of her engagement with Benwick.
The late Carleon Anthony, the poet, sang in his time of the domestic and social amenities of our age with a most felicitous versification, his object being, in his own words, "to glorify the result of six thousand years' evolution towards the refinement of thought, manners and feelings." Why he fixed the term at six thousand years I don't know.
But except for the felicitous pretense of deafness I had not tried to pretend anything.
Every prisoner on trial, even the rudest peasant, knows that they begin by disarming him with irrelevant questions (as you so happily put it) and then deal him a knock-down blow, he-he-he!--your felicitous comparison, he-he!
It was also a felicitous time for Muslim international students who are away from home to celebrate together, and for the other participants to join and experience first-hand the festive season.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Apr 5 (ANI): Sunrisers Hyderabad bowler, Mohammad Nabi revealed that he helps Rashid Khan in determining what the batsman is thinking and setting the felicitous fielding arrangement.
'The steps to set our own house in order are felicitous and should have been taken earlier,' he told the media at the Prime Minister's House.
The Iranian head of government forwarded the message on Monday, extending greetings on the advent of the felicitous occasion asserting that Tehran-Beijing ties are at a good level because of the willpower of the senior officials of the two countries.
Andrei Terian writes that Mihai Eminescu, Romania's national poet, "looked for the nation and found the world." This felicitous evaluation can be applied to other writers in question: Dimitrie Cantemir, Emil Cio-ran, Mircea Cartarescu, to name a few.
Yiza wraps felicitous social and humanitarian commentary in the evocative lexicon of childhood innocence.
Featured are over 100 felicitous selections from Chuang Tzu, Lao Tzu, Li Po, Confucius, and many others including: "The one who knows does not speak.