Sunday, 22 April 2012

Entry: apposite (adj.)


In context: "'Apparently the Ahts tried to fill up ancestors' bodies completely with virgin-blood to preserve the privacy of their own mental states.  The apposite Aht dictum here being quote "The sated ghost cannot see secret things."  The Discursive O.E.D. postulates that this is one of the earliest on-record prophylactics against schizophrenia."


Definition:  2. Well put or applied; appropriate, suitable (to).


Other: A SNOOT is nothing if not apposite.

SNOOT score: 2

Page:244
 
Source: Oxford English Dictionary


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