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Related to felicitously: injudicious, plausible, bemusement


1. Admirably suited; apt: a felicitous comparison.
2. Exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style: a felicitous writer.
3. Marked by happiness or good fortune: a felicitous life.

fe·lic′i·tous·ly adv.
fe·lic′i·tous·ness n.
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Adv.1.felicitously - in a felicitous manner; "a not felicitously chosen word"
infelicitously - in an infelicitous manner; "he chose his words rather infelicitously"
References in classic literature ?
Truly, you did well," said the Marquis, felicitously sensible that such vermin were not to ruffle him, "to see a thief accompanying my carriage, and not open that great mouth of yours.
Rearranging my collar, which, truth to say, ought to have been a round one above a short jacket, but was not, I observed felicitously that I had come to say good-bye, being ready to go off to sea that very night with the Tremolino.
Brooke read them, seemed felicitously worded-- surprisingly the right thing, and determined a sequel which he had never before thought of.
As Cornelius van Baerle was concerned in the growing of tulips and in the pursuit of politics at one and the same time, the prisoner is of hybrid character, of an amphibious organisation, working with equal ardour at politics and at tulips, which proves him to belong to the class of men most dangerous to public tranquillity, and shows a certain, or rather a complete, analogy between his character and that of those master minds of which Tarquin the Elder and the Great Conde have been felicitously quoted as examples.
Its publication felicitously coincides with Bloomsbury's recent release of The Collected Works of Edward Schillebeeckx (11 vols.
Whether this observation was felicitously made can of course be debated at proper venues.
Felicitously, the two programs show opposite faces of Odissi; to watch both was to feel how immense this genre can be.
On the contrary, I will argue that the formal ingenuity and anomalousness of Warhol's films of the 1960s, in minimizing the operations of secondary identification, felicitously disclose something essential to the non-reciprocal, voyeuristic structure of cinematic looking.
These initiatives are crucial to enabling the UAE possess an intellectual equipoise that conducts itself both in the language of tradition and in the tones of contemporaneity, and be felicitously understood by the world in both.
All scenes are full of lavish lighting designs and ideas which contribute felicitously to the moods, emotions and excitement of the piece.
Felicitously, he specifies that Firmin transcribes innerantly Egyptian proper names--very close to the Egyptian language--a clear indication of his knowledge of ancient Egypt and familiarity with the Egyptian language.