Day-10 (Germane)

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Word:
Germane

Status:
Adjective

Meaning:
Relating to a subject in an appropriate way; closely akin

Sentences:
1) The facts are germane to the dispute.
2) My personal opinion isn't germane to our discussion of the facts of the case.

Origin:
Middle English germain which means 'having the same parents'.

First use:
14th century

Synonyms:
applicable, apropos, apposite, pertinent, material, pointed, relative, relevant

Antonyms:
extraneous, immaterial, impertinent, inapplicable, inapposite, irrelative, irrelevant, pointless

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