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fi li suh tuhs

  • a  exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style
    a felicitous speaker
  • s  marked by good fortune
    a felicitous life

  • More felicitous was the 1986 transformation of the Cafe du Dome, a plain, bare sort of place, where an impoverished writer used to be able to get a saucisse de Toulouse and a plate .
  • Franklin's other edits were less felicitous.
  • The Administration had built its case for war on the probability that Saddam Hussein had "reconstituted," in Vice President Dick Cheney's felicitous and inaccurate phrase, his .
News & Articles

  • What the face says
    What can we see in a face? Certainly we see genes, either felicitous or unfortunate. But do we also see the soul, a personality, a life, our selves, imperfections to be fixed or accepted, earning potential?
    Nov. 11, 2013 - The Philadelphia Inquirer
Quotes

  • Dana Gioia in Los Angeles Times
    I can think of no happier way to end my tenure at the National Endowment for the Arts,writes NEA Chairman Dana Gioia in his introduction to the study, "than by sharing such felicitous data" -- data, he suggests, that have more than a...
  • Pietro Sambi in Zenit News Agency
    Also during that audience, Archbishop Sambi recalled, in which the Holy Father gave a review of the trip, he referred to the "healthy secularism" characteristic of American society, which "was built from the outset on the foundations of a felicitous...
  • Pope Benedict XVI in Catholic News Service
    In his main audience talk, Pope Benedict said that the United States, from its founding, was built "on the foundation of a felicitous joining of religious, ethical and political principles, which still today constitutes a valid example of healthy...

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