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pertinent

adjective adapted, affinitive, appertaining, applicable, apposite, appropriate, appurtenant, apropos, apt, associated, associative, bearing on the question, belonging, concerning, connected, fit, fitting, germane, having direct bearing, having to do with, material, opposite, pertaining, referring, regarding, related, relating, relational, suitable, to the point, to the purpose, with reference to
Associated concepts: pertinent testimony, relevant evidence
See also: akin, applicable, apposite, appropriate, felicitous, fit, germane, important, interrelated, intrinsic, material, noteworthy, related, relative, relevant, suitable, tangential

PERTINENT, evidence. Those facts which tend to prove the allegations of the party offering them, are called pertinent; those which have no such tendency are called impertinent, 8 Toull. n. 22. By pertinent is also meant that which belongs. Willes, 319.

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A few direct and pertinent enquiries served to obtain the little additional information that was necessary, in order to make the contemplated movement, and then Ishmael, who was, on emergencies, as terrifically energetic, as he was sluggish in common, set about effecting his object without delay.
Mr Sparkler, finding himself stunned by the words thus heaped upon his inoffensive head, made a brief though pertinent rejoinder; the same being neither more nor less than that he had long perceived Miss Fanny to have no nonsense about her, and that he had no doubt of its being all right with his Governor.
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The psychologist examines the concept of addiction being treated as a disease, and asks some pertinent questions.
However, if the taxpayer omits pertinent information or commits fraud, the Service can, essentially, void the decision.
If the film, such as The Lord of the Rings, is based on a book, it may be pertinent to understand the popularity of that book.
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Twenty-six scholars contribute pertinent material from their fields of expertise.
Harley and Milton have edited this text, which sheds new light on contemporary issues pertinent to the promotion of positive mental health of African Americans in a variety of contexts with pragmatic applications for counselors and other mental health professionals.
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The final section, on mass spectrometry and bioinformatics, appears to be incomplete, but one can easily argue that the pertinent information on most technical aspects of proteomics is already covered under the biologic sections.