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appropriate
used in Change of Heart by Picoult

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it is appropriate
Definition
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
  • We had been warned about our behavior in the letters from the Department of Corrections: any name-calling or inappropriate actions would result in us being hauled out of the tent.
  • But to say that this man—who's had outbursts in the courtroom, who can't control his emotions, who can't even tell you what the name of his religion is—deserves to be executed in some special way to comply with federal law is completely inappropriate, and is not what our system of justice intended.

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  • They even included the original sentence, as if I haven't read it a bazillion times, and told me if I wanted to challenge it, I had to file the appropriate motions.

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