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appropriate
used in Great Expectations

2 meanings, 4 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
it is appropriate
Definition
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
  • I had begun to be always decorating the chambers in some quite unnecessary and inappropriate way or other, and very expensive those wrestles with Barnard proved to be.
    Chapter 27 (12% in)

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2  —1 use as in:
appropriated the
Definition
give, assign, or seize a resource — usually for a particular use
  • Mr. Wopsle, the clerk at church, was to dine with us; and Mr. Hubble the wheelwright and Mrs. Hubble; and Uncle Pumblechook (Joe's uncle, but Mrs. Joe appropriated him), who was a well-to-do cornchandler in the nearest town, and drove his own chaise-cart.
    Chapter 4 (27% in)

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exact meaning not specified
  • When Mr. Wopsle had imparted to me all that he could recall or I extract, and when I had treated him to a little appropriate refreshment, after the fatigues of the evening, we parted.
    Chapter 47 (93% in)
  • Under the circumstances, I felt that Joe could hardly fail to discern in the pale young gentleman, an appropriate passenger to be put into the black velvet coach; therefore, I said nothing of him.
    Chapter 12 (55% in)

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