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Definition of Inaptly
1. inapt [adv] - See also: inapt
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Literary usage of Inaptly
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1. Bouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle (1914)
""An auction | in spending money on it, though it may not is not inaptly called locus .... inaptly ..."
2. Biographical Sketch of Linton Stephens, (late Associate Justice of the by James D. Waddell (1877)
"... has been not inaptly called, he did not covet; but in the case referred to in the succeeding letter, he would have taken a fee, if it had been offered ..."
3. A History of Germany: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by Friedrich Kohlrausch (1852)
"... an important share— were of such an animated and enlivening nature, that they were not inaptly compar- cd to the entertainments of Socrates him. self. ..."
4. Salad for the Social by Frederick Saunders (1856)
"The present work might not inaptly be styled an odd volume, were it not intended to be even with its predecessor, of which, indeed, it forms the counterpart ..."
5. Notes on Herodotus: Original and Selected from the Best Commentators by Dawson William Turner (1857)
"The Satrap of Egypt is intended, who, from his power, almost that of an independent monarch, might be not inaptly termed a king, cf. ii. 149,/. ..."