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appropriate
used in Looking for Alaska

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1  —1 use as in:
it is appropriate
Definition
suitable (fitting) for a particular situation
  • Everything at the cafeteria tasted like the minor acid of rainwater and everything stank of mildew and showers became ludicrously inappropriate because the whole goddamned world had better water pressure than the showers.
    p. 67.8

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  • As they sat down, I crossed through the appropriate squares on the Colonel's diagram and handed it to him.
    p. 31.9
  • There are times when it is appropriate, even preferable, to get an erection when someone's face is in close proximity to your penis.
    p. 77.1

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