I have persuaded the army that the monarchy is the aptest form of government for this country.
In any case oil has ever been regarded as the aptest symbol and vehicle of the holy and illuminating spirit.
Where he wished to learn he was the aptest pupil, and from the days of the tobacco-field he had longed for this smooth lustre.
If they use such a quality of diet and physic, as is aptest for the altering of those bodily distempers, which are the cause.
A graveyard with its humble crosses would be the aptest symbol of the future.
That state is most fortunate in its form of government which has the aptest instruments for the discovery of laws.
Naturally and without the least effort the aptest words sprang to his lips in perfect order and sequence.
He had the most winning tongue, and the aptest spirit in the world to divine the natural inclinations of those he consorted with.
He will seek the fittest words, the aptest phrases, the most biting repartees from ordinary language.
The Political Justice found in Wordsworth the aptest soil for germination; it rooted and grew rapidly.
mid-14c., "inclined, disposed;" late 14c., "suited, fitted, adapted," from Old French ate (13c., Modern French apte), or directly from Latin aptus "fit, suited," adjectival use of past participle of *apere "to attach, join, tie to," from PIE root *ap- "to grasp, take, reach" (cf. Sanskrit apnoti "he reaches," Latin apisci "to reach after, attain," Hittite epmi "I seize"). Elliptical sense of "becoming, appropriate" is from 1560s.