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

  Opportune \Op`por*tune"\, a. [F. opporiun, L. opportunus, lit.,
     at or before the port; ob (see Ob-) + a derivative of
     portus port, harbor. See Port harbor.]
     Convenient; ready; hence, seasonable; timely. --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           This is most opportune to our need.      --Shak.
     [1913 Webster] -- Op`por*tune"ly, adv. --
     Op`por*tune"ness, n.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Opportune \Op`por*tune"\, v. t.
     To suit. [Obs.] --Dr. Clerke(1637).
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  opportune
      adj 1: suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous
             especially for a particular purpose; "an opportune place
             to make camp"; "an opportune arrival" [ant:
             inopportune]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  68 Moby Thesaurus words for "opportune":
     a propos, ad rem, adapted, advantageous, advisable, applicable,
     apposite, appropriate, apropos, apt, auspicious, becoming,
     befitting, beneficial, congruous, convenient, decent, desirable,
     dovetailing, expedient, favorable, feasible, felicitous, fit,
     fitted, fitten, fitting, fortunate, fructuous, geared, germane,
     good, happy, helpful, just right, likely, lucky, meet, meshing,
     on the button, pat, pertinent, politic, profitable, proper,
     propitious, prosperous, providential, qualified, recommendable,
     relevant, right, ripe, seasonable, seemly, sortable, suitable,
     suited, suiting, tailored, timely, to be desired, to the point,
     to the purpose, useful, well-timed, wise, worthwhile
  
  

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