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appropriate
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Childhood's End
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as in: it is appropriate Define
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
  • George felt appropriately squashed.

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

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unspecified meaning
  • Could the result be varied by conditioning or by the use of appropriate orchestration?
  • The fact that he uttered the appropriate sounds, and made the expected responses, really proved nothing at all.

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  • She had long ago threatened to make the appropriate retort by brewing him a cup of hemlock, but fbrtunately this herbal beverage was less common to New Athens than the old.

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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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