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 for felicitous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Felicitous \Fe*lic"i*tous\, a.
     Characterized by felicity; happy; prosperous; delightful;
     skillful; successful; happily applied or expressed;
     appropriate.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Felicitous words and images.             --M. Arnold.
     -- Fe*lic"i*tous*ly, adv. -- Fe*lic"i*tous*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  felicitous
      adj 1: exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style; "a
             felicitous speaker" [ant: infelicitous]
      2: marked by good fortune; "a felicitous life"; "a happy
         outcome" [syn: felicitous, happy]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  132 Moby Thesaurus words for "felicitous":
     Ciceronian, Demosthenian, Demosthenic, Tullian, a propos, ad rem,
     adapted, advantageous, advisable, affable, agreeable, amiable,
     amicable, applicable, apposite, appropriate, apropos, apt,
     articulate, auspicious, becoming, befitting, blissful, cheerful,
     civil, comely, compatible, complaisant, congenial, congruous,
     convenient, convincing, cordial, correct, decent, decorous,
     desirable, dovetailing, dulcet, eloquent, en rapport, enjoyable,
     expedient, facund, fair, fair and pleasant, favorable, feasible,
     felicific, fine, fit, fitted, fitten, fitting, fortunate,
     fructuous, geared, genial, genteel, germane, glib, good, goodly,
     gracious, grateful, gratifying, happy, harmonious, heart-warming,
     honeyed, inspired, just, just right, likable, likely, lucky, meet,
     mellifluous, mellow, meshing, nice, on the button, opportune, pat,
     pertinent, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, pleasure-giving,
     pleasureful, politic, profitable, proper, propitious, providential,
     qualified, recommendable, relevant, rewarding, right, ripe,
     satisfying, seasonable, seemly, silver, silver-tongued, slick,
     smooth, smooth-spoken, smooth-tongued, sortable, spellbinding,
     suitable, suited, suiting, sweet, tailored, telling, timely,
     to be desired, to the point, to the purpose, urbane, useful,
     welcome, well-chosen, well-expressed, well-put, well-spoken,
     well-timed, wise, worthwhile
  
  

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