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AdjectiveEdit

apter

  1. comparative form of apt: more apt
    • 1597William Shakespeare, 2 Henry IV, i 1
      Thou tremblest; and the whiteness in thy cheek
      Is apter than thy tongue to tell thy errand.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling:
      [I]t hath been many an honest man's hap to pass for the father of children he never begot; and if your worship should provide for the child, it may make the people the apter to believe []
    • 1844Nathaniel Hawthorne, Rappaccini's Daughter
      Would you deign to be my instructress, I should prove an apter scholar than if taught by Signor Rappaccini himself.

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VerbEdit

apter

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of aptō

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French aptère

AdjectiveEdit

apter m or n (feminine singular apteră, masculine plural apteri, feminine and neuter plural aptere)

  1. apterous, wingless

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