aptly aptly  /ˈæpt li/


  • (adv) with competence; in a competent capable manner



  1. The aptly named Hope, who also lectures on compassionate communication and blogs for CarePages.
  2. Christian lived in the store, aptly named Sophisticat, for five months.


  1. A tale of two kitty faces

    AMITY, Ore. — A rare two-faced kitten was born in Oregon earlier this week, according to SKY News. The two-faced kitten, aptly named Deucy, was born on Tuesday. The kitten has been examined by a vet, and appears to be …
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Q13 FOX Seattle

  2. TODAY Moms share homemade Mother's Day gifts

    Mother's Day has come and gone, but thankfully those lovely works of art you received are here to stay.We asked TODAY Moms readers to share the homemade masterpieces they were given in honor of being the best moms on the planet. The overall sentiment made by all of these kids is aptly described in one gift featured here: You rock, Mom!        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Lesson of interracial marriage ban

    Today is the 46th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that declared unconstitutional any ban on interracial marriage. More than four decades after the historic and aptly named Loving decision, the U.S. Supreme Court is once again poised to rule in a case that could put an end to discriminatory bans prohibiting marriage, this time for gay and lesbian couples.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNN


  1. "Nothing more aptly portrayed the globalisation of human rights violations than the US-led 'war on terror' and its programme of 'extraordinary renditions', which implicated governments in countries as far apart as Italy and Pakistan, Germany and...
    on May 23, 2007 By: Irene Khan Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "We've done a heavy lift, and I don't know," Pelosi told reporters. "I'll have to examine it. We'll take a look. We'll sit down together and see. What is the advantage of going first with legislation? Or would the legislation more aptly...
    on Feb 4, 2010 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: Politico

  3. "The sting operation by Tehelka aptly christened Operation Kalank (disgrace) has exposed Modi's deep involvement in the post-Godhra Gujarat riots. People now know the real faces involved in the crime against humanity," Lalu told newspersons.
    on Oct 26, 2007 By: Lalu Prasad Source: Hindustan Times

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pivotal pivotal
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