opportune

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  • Nor did this particular moment seem to him opportune for beginning the campaign. Cited from Caesar or Nothing, by Pio Baroja
  • One may ask, was it opportune that such a radio station should be set up?
  • Nevertheless nothing could have been more opportune for them than this victory. Cited from History of the Peloponnesian War, by Thucydides
  • The people would think he was afraid, and the opportune moment would be lost. Cited from The Eternal City, by Hall Caine
  • I wish to have a serious talk with you and this seems a most opportune moment. Cited from Peggy Stewart at School, by Gabrielle E. Jackson
  • Our arrival was, therefore, very opportune and put fresh life into them. Cited from The Sherwood Foresters in the Great War 1914 - 1919, by W.C.C. Weetman
  • Deep down in his heart he thanked her for running away at such an opportune time! Cited from The Prince of Graustark, by G. B. McCutcheon
  • There were several reasons why this was an opportune time for such an event. Cited from The Wife of his Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line, by Chesnutt
  • I have had a very important letter, which could hardly have come at a more opportune moment. Cited from The Grey Lady, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Not even after a victory so opportune did he seek the general's friendship. Cited from Latin for Beginners, by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
  • What so opportune for me as a credit on the railway company? Cited from Lippincott's Magazine. Vol. XII, No. 33. December, 1873., by Various
  • It seems to me that this would be the most opportune moment. Cited from An Enemy of the People, by Henrik Ibsen
  • The time had now come when Napoleon thought it opportune to show his hand. Cited from Abraham Lincoln and the Union, Nath'l W Stephenson
  • She knew that some day the truth would have to be told, and no time seemed as opportune as now. Cited from Jess of the Rebel Trail, by H. A. Cody
  • Of course I should have written it to him immediately; but his coming was most opportune. Cited from The Mystery of Edwin Drood, by Charles Dickens
  • I never knew such a person for discovering friends at the most opportune times. Cited from The Burglar and the Blizzard, by Alice Duer Miller
  • She felt that the time was opportune to plant the seed of self-control within the young heart. Cited from The Value of a Praying Mother, by Isabel C. Byrum
  • She wasn't my friend, but the moment did not seem opportune for saying so. Cited from A Voyage of Consolation, by Sara Jeannette Duncan
  • I do not think it opportune to tell you why. Cited from The Life of Michelangelo Buonarotti, by John Addington Symonds
  • Which fact once known to thee, Good friend, will serve thee opportune in else. Cited from Nature of Things, by Lucretius, Tr. W. E. Leonard
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Meaning of opportune

  • adjective Suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose
    an opportune place to make camp, an opportune arrival