aptly

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apt +‎ -ly

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aptly (comparative more aptly, superlative most aptly)

  1. In an apt or suitable manner; fitly; appropriately
    an aptly named hotel
    My friend, aptly nicknamed "Shorty"
    • 1890, Jacob Riis, How the Other Half Lives Chapter XIII
      The border-land where the white and black races meet in common debauch, the aptly-named black-and-tan saloon, has never been debatable ground from a moral standpoint.

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