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The dict-ified word of the day is malapropos

| source : web1913 | Malapropos \Mal*ap"ro*pos`\, a. & adv. [F. mal [`a] propos; mal evil + [`a] propos to the purpose.] Unseasonable or unseasonably; unsuitable or unsuitably. | source : wn | malapropos adj : of an inappropriate or incorrectly applied nature [ant: {apropos}] adv : at an inconvenient time; "he arrived inopportunely just as we sat down for dinner"; "she answered malapropos" [syn: {inopportunely}] [ant: {opportunely}]

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