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OTHER WORDS FROM aptapt·ly, adverbapt·ness, nouno·ver·apt, adjectiveo·ver·apt·ness, noun
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Naturally and without the least effort the aptest words sprang to his lips in perfect order and sequence.
It is with his own so beautiful talk, his ability to hear his own voice in the rounded paragraph, that he is aptest to charm one.Instigations|Ezra Pound
The poet and his brother Gilbert were the aptest pupils in the school, and were generally at the head of the class.Life of Robert Burns|Thomas Carlyle
He had the most winning tongue, and the aptest spirit in the world to divine the natural inclinations of those he consorted with.Constance Sherwood|Lady Georgiana Fullerton
But refinement, as it is the less beautiful, so it is the more dangerous extreme, and what we are the aptest to fall into.