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appropriate
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Emma
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as in: appropriated the Define
give, assign, or seize a resource -- usually for a particular use
  • But take it away, and all appropriation ceases, and a very pretty gallant charade remains, fit for any collection.
  • For some weeks past she had been spending more than half her time there, and gradually getting to have a bed-room appropriated to herself; and Emma judged it best in every respect, safest and kindest, to keep her with them as much as possible just at present.

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  • Emma could look perfectly unconscious and innocent, and answer in a manner that appropriated nothing.

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  • The money has been appropriated, but it hasn’t been spent yet.
  • The invading army appropriated the home to use as a local headquarters.

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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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