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appropriate
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A Tale of Two Cities
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as in: it is appropriate Define
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
  • He had got somebody to scrawl it up for him, however, who had squeezed Death in with most inappropriate difficulty.
  • Three turnkeys who entered responsive to a bell she rang, echoed the sentiment, and one added, "For the love of Liberty;" which sounded in that place like an inappropriate conclusion.

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  • So strangely clouded were these refinements by the prison manners and gloom, so spectral did they become in the inappropriate squalor and misery through which they were seen, that Charles Darnay seemed to stand in a company of the dead.

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  • These clothes aren’t appropriate for work.
  • The movie is not appropriate for young children.

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  • Which Farmer-General, carrying an appropriate cane with a golden apple on the top of it, was now among the company in the outer rooms, much prostrated before by mankind—always excepting superior mankind of the blood of Monseigneur, who, his own wife included, looked down upon him with the loftiest contempt.

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as in: it is appropriate Define
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
as in: appropriated the Define
give, assign, or seize a resource -- usually for a particular use
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