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appropriate
used in True Believer by Sparks

7 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
it is appropriate
Definition
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
  • It was inappropriate.
    Chapter Three (59% in)

There are no more uses of "appropriate" flagged with this meaning in True Believer by Sparks.

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  • But "lovely" seemed more appropriate.
    Chapter Nine (16% in)
  • On the other hand, if the town was trying to cash in like Roswell, New Mexico, with UFOs, the story might be appropriate for one of the major southern newspapers, which might then further syndicate it.
    Chapter Two (33% in)
  • He set it between them and pressed the appropriate buttons.
    Chapter Three (32% in)
  • I mean, I'll thumb through these books when they come in, looking at the pictures and skimming some of the conclusions to see if they're appropriate, but that's about it.
    Chapter Four (49% in)
  • He thumbed through the books one by one, lingering over the photographs and reading sections he thought appropriate.
    Chapter Four (81% in)
  • At the end of the speech, Jeremy was presented with a key to the city, and the Mahi-Mahis—who were standing on another table along an adjacent wall—broke in and sang three songs: "Carolina in My Mind," "New York, New York," and, perhaps most appropriate, the theme from Ghostbusters.
    Chapter Nine (87% in)

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