Apropos and Malapropos


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Apropos adjective – Of an appropriate or pertinent nature.
Malapropos is an antonym for apropos.
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Malapropos adjective – Not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation.
Usage example: a newscaster's malapropos attempt at humor upon the death of a beloved figure

Apropos is an antonym for malapropos.
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