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appropriate
used in The Horse Whisperer

7 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
it is appropriate
Definition
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
  • Smoky tried a smile but saw right away it was inappropriate.
    Thirty-three (79% in)
  • That this young woman, with her inappropriate footwear and religion, was sure as hell no rancher's wife.
    Eight (72% in)

There are no more uses of "appropriate" flagged with this meaning in The Horse Whisperer.

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?  —5 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • And what man was God enough to judge the fine divisions of feeling appropriate to each or all or any of these?
    Twenty-three (74% in)
  • "It seemed appropriate," the farmer said.
    Thirteen (35% in)
  • Getting him to and from either one was a matter of opening the appropriate door and crowding him so that he bolted through.
    Eighteen (47% in)
  • After the first hundred-dollar session the poor woman was clearly disappointed that Annie couldn't come up with an appropriate incident, so for a week Annie had racked her brain to find one.
    Twenty-one (11% in)
  • She remembered Frank, as they left last night, asking if they'd be coming to church this morning and because it seemed appropriate, somehow punishingly final, she'd said yes.
    Thirty-five (9% in)

There are no more uses of "appropriate" in The Horse Whisperer.

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