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The Giver
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as in: it is appropriate Define
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
  • Do you understand why it’s inappropriate to use a word like ’love’?
    p.127.7

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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
  • "I’m feeling apprehensive," he confessed, glad that the appropriate descriptive word had finally come to him.
    p.9.7
  • No one had mentioned it, not even his parents, because the public announcement had been sufficient to produce the appropriate remorse.
    p.23.6

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  • Father had gone before the committee with a plea on behalf of Gabriel, who had not yet gained the weight appropriate to his days of life nor begun to sleep soundly enough at night to be placed with his family unit.
    p.42.5

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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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