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appropriate
used in Gone with the Wind

2 meanings, 5 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
it is appropriate
Definition
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
  • Sometimes, he thought it was worth it to have her smiling when she opened the front door in the cold twilights, kissing him on the ear or the nose or some other inappropriate place, to feel her head snuggling drowsily on his shoulder at night under warm quilts.
    4.36 (98% in)

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2  —2 uses as in:
appropriated the
Definition
give, assign, or seize a resource — usually for a particular use
  • And even if their property were not appropriated by the military, it would be as good as lost if she and Frank went to jail, for who would look after their business in their absence?
    4.37 (48% in)
  • After the complete moral collapse which had sent her to Atlanta and to Rhett, the appropriation of her sister's betrothed seemed a minor affair and one not to be bothered with at this time.
    4.35 (30% in)

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?  —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Don't you think, even if it was a lie, that it would be appropriate for you to say 'I love you, Rhett,' even if you didn't mean it?
    4.47 (63% in)
  • She remembered him coming home from Charleston and Atlanta laden with gifts that were never appropriate, remembered too, with a faint smile through tears, how he came home in the wee hours from Court Day at Jonesboro, drunk as seven earls, jumping fences, his rollicking voice raised in "The Wearin' o' the Green."
    4.39 (59% in)

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