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relevant
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
relating in a meaningful way to the issue in question
  • To poor Dorothea these severe classical nudities and smirking Renaissance-Correggiosities were painfully inexplicable, staring into the midst of her Puritanic conceptions: she had never been taught how she could bring them into any sort of relevance with her life.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (59% in)
  • I at least have so much to do in unraveling certain human lots, and seeing how they were woven and interwoven, that all the light I can command must be concentrated on this particular web, and not dispersed over that tempting range of relevancies called the universe.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (18% in)

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