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appropriate
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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appropriated the
Definition give, assign, or seize a resource — usually for a particular use
  • At this moment two women entered, bringing salvers filled with ices and sherbet, which they placed on two small tables appropriated to that purpose.
    Chapters 77-78 (17% in)
  • But as soon as it was finished, the buzz was redoubled through all the drawing-rooms; the brilliant sums, the rolling millions which were to be at the command of the two young people, and which crowned the display of the wedding presents and the young lady's diamonds, which had been made in a room entirely appropriated for that purpose, had exercised to the full their delusions over the envious assembly.
    Chapters 95-96 (86% in)

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  • Being a man who knew that the former of these symptoms was one of the inherent penalties of womanhood, he did not then press his inquiries, but waited for a more appropriate opportunity when he should again interrogate her, or receive an avowal proprio motu.
    Chapters 65-66 (6% in)

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