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germane

  
  
Something that is germaneto a situation or idea is connected with it in an important way.  
FORMAL      adj   oft ADJ to n   (=relevant)  
...the suppression of a number of documents which were very germane to the case..., Fenton was a good listener, and his questions were germane.     
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germane

  
  
akin, allied, apposite, appropriate, apropos, apt, cognate, connected, fitting, kindred, material, pertinent, proper, related, relevant, suitable, to the point or purpose  
  
Antonyms     
   extraneous, foreign, immaterial, inappropriate, irrelevant, unrelated  

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German, germinate, Germanic, germ

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