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Word of the Day Wednesday: felicitous

fe·lic·i·tous adjective \fi-ˈli-sə-təs\: very well suited for some purpose or situation.

1:  very well suited or expressed :  apt <a felicitous remark>
2:  pleasant, delightful <felicitous weather>
fe·lic·i·tous·ly adverb
fe·lic·i·tous·ness noun

Synonyms

agreeable, blessed (also blest), congenial, darling, delectable, delicious, delightful, delightsome, dreamy, dulcet, enjoyable, pleasant, good, grateful, gratifying, heavenly, jolly, luscious, nice, palatable, pleasing, pleasurable, pretty, satisfying, savory (also savoury), sweet, tasty, welcome
Antonyms
disagreeable, pleasureless, unpalatable, unpleasant, unwelcome

Definition source: http://www.merriam-webster.com

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Word of the Day: felicitous

fe·lic·i·tous adjective \fi-ˈli-sə-təs\

Full Definition of FELICITOUS

1: very well suited or expressed : apt <a felicitous remark>
2: pleasant, delightful <felicitous weather>
fe·lic·i·tous·ly adverb
fe·lic·i·tous·ness noun
Examples of FELICITOUS
  1. a felicitous combination of flavors
  2. <a felicitous accompaniment to dinner is provided by a harpist on weekends at the restaurant>

First Known Use of FELICITOUS

1789
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