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appropriate
used in Atlas Shrugged

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1  —1 use as in:
it is appropriate
Definition
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
  • 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.
    2.4 Part 2 Chapter 4 — The Sanction of the Victim (90% in)
appropriate = suitable (fitting)
There are no more uses of "appropriate" flagged with this meaning in Atlas Shrugged.

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  • We have just been granted a new and larger appropriation.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (11% in)
  • Appropriate, isn't it?
    1.2 Part 1 Chapter 2 — The Chain (**% in)
  • 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.
    1.4 Part 1 Chapter 4 — The Immovable Movers (51% in)
  • 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.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (82% in)
  • "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."
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (88% in)
  • They remained immobile; they spoke about the appropriate procedure of sending reports to the appropriate authorities on the appropriate dates.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (2% in)
  • They remained immobile; they spoke about the appropriate procedure of sending reports to the appropriate authorities on the appropriate dates.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (2% in)
  • They remained immobile; they spoke about the appropriate procedure of sending reports to the appropriate authorities on the appropriate dates.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (2% in)
  • 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.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (2% in)
  • 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.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (44% in)

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