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appropriate
used in BoneMan's Daughters

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it is appropriate
Definition
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
  • A few foul words appropriately expressing her rage at such a terrible turn of events might serve her career well.
    Chapter 11 (65% in)
  • Ryan wanted to scream out for his daughter to pick up the hammer and slug this bull in the head again and again, until there could be no doubt that he'd been appropriately punished for his indiscretion.
    Chapter 38 (59% in)

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  • "Don't be sorry, I think this is entirely appropriate," Burt said, folding his fingers together in front of his chin.
    Chapter 6 (68% in)
  • "I don't think any of us disagree that we need to deal with this in an appropriate manner," he said carefully.
    Chapter 4 (34% in)
  • It was information of a sensitive nature that he would be allowed to speak about only when they'd finished their preliminary investigation and then only if they deemed it appropriate, which they would.
    Chapter 10 (21% in)

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