opportune moment

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When the first brown gingham frock was completed, the child seized what she thought an opportune moment and asked her aunt Miranda if she might have another color for the next one.
Something always drew him toward those richer and more powerful than himself and he had rare skill in seizing the most opportune moment for making use of people.
The attack upon the Maeterlinck school could not have been made at a more opportune moment.
He picked up his team with his eyes as the hostess picks up the ladies at the opportune moment, and pausing only by the colonel's chair to say, "This isn't our affair, you know, sir," led them into the verandah and the gardens.
At what an opportune moment they arrived, how they listened, and what they heard, is already known to the reader.
Maguire, 32, admitted stealing the money in an opportune moment.
It just so happens that the fixtures have fallen in such a way that Gareth is free to turn out for us and he couldn't have picked a more opportune moment," said skipper Graeme Jones.
For both of the above reasons, this demonstration has been postponed until a more opportune moment," Rabbi Fulop concluded.
Santander's senior UK executive, Antonio Horta-Osario, said 'We think this is the opportune moment to adopt a one-brand identity in Santander.
He said: "Anchoring the live coverage of a hugely exciting and historic US election seems the opportune moment to leave on a high.
A West Mercia Police spokesman said: "The elderly victim, who we believe had been followed until what the thief considered to be an opportune moment, was very shaken by the incident and required attention from paramedics, although she was not admitted to hospital.
We're moving our library from one part of the school to another so it's come at a really opportune moment.