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appropriate
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • Appropriate, isn't it?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They remained immobile; they spoke about the appropriate procedure of sending reports to the appropriate authorities on the appropriate dates.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They remained immobile; they spoke about the appropriate procedure of sending reports to the appropriate authorities on the appropriate dates.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They remained immobile; they spoke about the appropriate procedure of sending reports to the appropriate authorities on the appropriate dates.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I've spent a lot of money on the most ostentatiously vulgar parties I could think of, and a miserable amount of time on being seen with the appropriate sort of women.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She had shrugged, contemptuously amused; if it served his purpose, whatever that was, to appropriate her achievements, then, for his own advantage, if for no other reason, he would leave her free to achieve, from now on.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I am so sorry, Miss Taggart," said Lillian, smiling, "you must forgive me if I don't know the appropriate formula of condolences for the occasion."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was slender and tall; he had an air of distinction that belonged in an ancient castle or in the inner office of a bank; but his peculiar quality came from the fact that he made the distinction seem appropriate here, behind the counter of a diner.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A young roadmaster walked out of the room and out of the headquarters building to the safety of a telephone booth in a drugstore and, at his own expense, ignoring the continent and the tiers of appropriate executives between, he telephoned Dagny Taggart in New York.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They seemed to regard it as their rightful prerogative; they acted as if the purpose of the procedure were not to try a case, but to give them jobs, as if their jobs were to recite the appropriate formulas with no responsibility to know what the formulas accomplished, as if a courtroom were the one place where questions of right and wrong were irrelevant and they, the men in charge of dispensing justice, were safely wise enough to know that no justice existed.  (not reviewed by editor)

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