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The dict-ified word of the day is germane

| source : web1913 | Germane \Ger*mane"\, a. [See {German} akin, nearly related.] Literally, near akin; hence, closely allied; appropriate or fitting; relevant. The phrase would be more germane to the matter. --Shak. [An amendment] must be germane. --Barclay (Digest). | source : wn | germane adj : having close kinship and appropriateness; "he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue" [syn: {germane(p)}, {related}]

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The dict-ified word of the day is machination ←  → Maybe it's just me, but I find it sort of telling