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Not deviating in form or content; without variation; precise
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  1. Not deviating in form or content; without variation; precise
  2. Being the very (one specified or understood)
  3. Strictly and completely in accord with fact; not deviating from truth or reality:
Exactly conforming to a rule, standard, or pattern:
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  1. Exactly conforming to a rule, standard, or pattern:
  2. Quick and exact in sensing and responding:
  3. Exact; accurate; right; correct
Intended to be worn or positioned facing outward or toward an observer:
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  1. Intended to be worn or positioned facing outward or toward an observer:
  2. In or into a satisfactory state or condition:
  3. Having a right angle:
Having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion.
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  1. Having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion.
  2. That suits a given purpose, occasion, condition, propriety, etc.; fitting; appropriate; apt
Suitable to the wearer
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  1. Suitable to the wearer
  2. That is suitable or appropriate; fit
  3. Appropriate, suitable, or proper.
Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
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  1. Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
  2. Suitable; proper; appropriate
To correct or remove (an evil, etc.)
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  1. To correct or remove (an evil, etc.)
  2. To counteract or rectify (a problem, mistake, or undesirable situation).
  3. To put back in proper condition; put right
To adjust, as in movement or balance; adjust by calculation
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  1. To adjust, as in movement or balance; adjust by calculation
  2. To set right; correct:
  3. To put or set right; correct; amend
  1. (Informal) had better (see phrase below)
  2. To make better; improve:
  3. To a greater extent or degree:
To stop, prevent, change, etc.
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  1. To stop, prevent, change, etc.
  2. To give (one in need or trouble) something necessary, as relief, succor, money, etc.
  3. To give material or financial aid to:
To make or become better; improve:
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  1. To make or become better; improve:
To make scholarly corrections or improvements in (a text)
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  1. To make scholarly corrections or improvements in (a text)
  2. To improve by critical editing:
  3. (Rare) To correct or improve
To raise to a more desirable or more excellent quality or condition; make better:
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  1. To raise to a more desirable or more excellent quality or condition; make better:
  2. To become better in quality or condition
  3. (Now Rare) To use profitably or to good advantage
To become different; change; vary
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  1. To become different; change; vary
  2. To change or make different; modify:
  3. To adjust (a garment) for a better fit.
To change so as to be suitable to or conform with something else:
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  1. To change so as to be suitable to or conform with something else:
  2. To come into conformity, as with one's surroundings; become suited, as to one's associates, circumstances, etc.
  3. To move or change (something) so as to be in a more effective arrangement or desired condition:
To color (recent growth of hair) to match hair that was tinted, dyed, or bleached at an earlier date.
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  1. To color (recent growth of hair) to match hair that was tinted, dyed, or bleached at an earlier date.
  2. To give or make retouches.
  3. To touch up or change details in (a painting, essay, etc.) in order to improve it
To redecorate a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
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  1. To redecorate a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
  2. To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.
  3. To put in order again; to set right; to emend; to revise.
To tame (a falcon, for example).
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  1. To tame (a falcon, for example).
  2. To use or reinterpret (a historically derogatory name or term) in a positive way, as in pride for one's social group.
  3. To bring back, as from error, to a right or proper course; reform.
To right, rectify, or ameliorate a relationship or situation.
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  1. To right, rectify, or ameliorate a relationship or situation.
To repair, as anything that is torn, broken, defaced, decayed, or the like; to restore from partial decay, injury, or defacement; to patch up; to put in shape or order again; to re-create; as, to mend a garment or a machine.
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  1. To repair, as anything that is torn, broken, defaced, decayed, or the like; to restore from partial decay, injury, or defacement; to patch up; to put in shape or order again; to re-create; as, to mend a garment or a machine.
  2. To alter for the better; to set right; to reform; hence, to quicken; as, to mend one's manners or pace.
  3. To help, to advance, to further; to add to.
To remove the faults of; correct; emend
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  1. To remove the faults of; correct; emend
  2. To add to, delete, correct, revise, or otherwise alter. To add to, delete, correct, revise, or otherwise alter.
  3. To change for the better; improve:
In a straight line; straight; directly
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  1. In a straight line; straight; directly
  2. To put in order; set right
  3. In the proper or desired manner; well:
To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
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  1. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
  2. (--- Informal) To take revenge upon (someone); get even with.
  3. To correct or set right; adjust:
To go often, customarily, or in numbers
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  1. To go often, customarily, or in numbers
  2. To put back in good condition after damage, decay, etc.; mend; fix
  3. To set right; remedy:
To put into a new and improved form or condition; to restore to a former good state, or bring from bad to good; to change from worse to better; to amend; to correct.
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  1. To put into a new and improved form or condition; to restore to a former good state, or bring from bad to good; to change from worse to better; to amend; to correct.
  2. To improve by alteration, correction of error, or removal of defects; put into a better form or condition:
  3. To cause or persuade (a person) to give up misconduct and behave better
To model again
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  1. To model again
  2. (Physiology) To maintain bone tissue in dynamic equilibrium through the resorption and deposition of bone at a given site.
  3. To change the appearance, layout, or furnishings of.
To give or write a critical report and evaluation of (a recent book, play, performance, etc.)
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  1. To give or write a critical report and evaluation of (a recent book, play, performance, etc.)
  2. To go over (lessons, a subject, etc.) again, as in study or recitation
  3. To consider retrospectively; look back on:
(Linguistics) To deduce the form and properties of (a protolanguage or an unattested word) based on evidence from attested languages, such as cognate words.
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  1. (Linguistics) To deduce the form and properties of (a protolanguage or an unattested word) based on evidence from attested languages, such as cognate words.
  2. To cause to adopt a new attitude or outlook:
  3. To build up, from remaining parts or other evidence, a concept or reproduction of (something in its original or complete form)
To organize again or anew.
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  1. To organize again or anew.
  2. To organize something again, or in a different manner
  3. To undergo or effect changes in organization.
To prepare (a film, tape, or recording) for presentation by cutting and splicing, dubbing, rearranging, etc.
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  1. To prepare (a film, tape, or recording) for presentation by cutting and splicing, dubbing, rearranging, etc.
  2. To assemble the components of (a film or soundtrack, for example), as by cutting and splicing.
  3. To eliminate; delete:
To read over carefully and correct, improve, or update where necessary
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  1. To read over carefully and correct, improve, or update where necessary
  2. (Chiefly British) To study something again; review.
  3. (Chiefly British) To study again (academic material, for example), as for a test; review.
(Idiomatic) To correct; to make right or true.
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To add ingredients so as to improve or conceal the taste, appearance, or quality of:
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  1. To add ingredients so as to improve or conceal the taste, appearance, or quality of:
  2. To tamper with or change in order to deceive
  3. To try to heal; apply medicine to
To take a polish; become glossy, elegant, or refined
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  1. To take a polish; become glossy, elegant, or refined
  2. To improve or refine (someone or someone's manners, appearance, etc.) as by removing crudeness or vulgarity
  3. To complete or embellish (a piece of writing, etc.); finish; perfect
To inform or remind, by way of a warning
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  1. To inform or remind, by way of a warning
  2. To remind (someone) of something forgotten or disregarded, as an obligation or a responsibility.
  3. To counsel (another) against something to be avoided or warn (that something is dangerous):
To express disapproval.
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  1. To express disapproval.
  2. To scold; now, usually, to reprove mildly
  3. To scold mildly so as to correct or improve; reprimand:
To rebuke severely or formally
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  1. To rebuke severely or formally
  2. To reprove (someone) severely, especially in a formal or official way.
To add to, delete, correct, revise, or otherwise alter. To add to, delete, correct, revise, or otherwise alter.
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  1. To add to, delete, correct, revise, or otherwise alter. To add to, delete, correct, revise, or otherwise alter.
  2. To remove the faults of; correct; emend
  3. To change for the better; improve:
To improve by critical editing:
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  1. To improve by critical editing:
  2. To make scholarly corrections or improvements in (a text)
  3. (Rare) To correct or improve
To repair, as anything that is torn, broken, defaced, decayed, or the like; to restore from partial decay, injury, or defacement; to patch up; to put in shape or order again; to re-create; as, to mend a garment or a machine.
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  1. To repair, as anything that is torn, broken, defaced, decayed, or the like; to restore from partial decay, injury, or defacement; to patch up; to put in shape or order again; to re-create; as, to mend a garment or a machine.
  2. To make better; improve; reform; set right
  3. To alter for the better; to set right; to reform; hence, to quicken; as, to mend one's manners or pace.
To adjust, as in movement or balance; adjust by calculation
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  1. To adjust, as in movement or balance; adjust by calculation
  2. To set right; correct:
  3. To put or set right; correct; amend
To redecorate a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
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  1. To redecorate a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
  2. To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.
  3. To set right (an undesirable situation, for example); remedy or rectify.
(Intransitive) To form again or in a new configuration.
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  1. (Intransitive) To form again or in a new configuration.
  2. To put into a new and improved form or condition; to restore to a former good state, or bring from bad to good; to change from worse to better; to amend; to correct.
  3. To induce or persuade (a person) to give up harmful or immoral practices; cause to adopt a better way of life.
To correct or remove (an evil, etc.)
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  1. To correct or remove (an evil, etc.)
  2. To counteract or rectify (a problem, mistake, or undesirable situation).
  3. To put back in proper condition; put right
To put in order; set right
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  1. To put in order; set right
  2. On or toward the right hand or side
  3. Exactly; just:
To punish or rebuke severely.
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  1. To punish or rebuke severely.
  2. To punish or rebuke severely, esp. by harsh public criticism
(Archaic) To purify.
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  1. (Archaic) To purify.
  2. To punish, esp. by beating
  3. To punish, as for wrongdoing.
To punish
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  1. To punish
  2. To impose order on:
  3. To subject to discipline; train; control
To impose a handicap on; place at a disadvantage:
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  1. To impose a handicap on; place at a disadvantage:
  2. To impose a penalty on; specif., to subject to a handicap in a contest as penalty for the infraction of a rule
  3. To subject (a person) to a penalty, especially for infringement of a law or regulation.
To handle or use roughly; damage or hurt:
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  1. To handle or use roughly; damage or hurt:
  2. To exact or mete out punishment.
  3. To subject to a penalty for an offense, sin, or fault.
To restrain from excess; subdue
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  1. To restrain from excess; subdue
  2. To correct by punishment or reproof; take to task.
  3. To restrain; subdue:
Capable of providing a correct reading or measurement:
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  1. Capable of providing a correct reading or measurement:
  2. Careful and exact
  3. Conforming exactly to fact; errorless.
(Not comparable) Free from errors; accurate, correct.
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Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
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  1. Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
  2. Being the very (one specified or understood)
  3. Strictly and completely in accord with fact; not deviating from truth or reality:
Strictly distinguished from others; very:
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  1. Strictly distinguished from others; very:
  2. (Sciences) Of experimental results, consistent, clustered close together, agreeing with each other. This does not mean that they cluster near the true, correct, or accurate value.
  3. Exact, accurate.
Of the side or bank of a river on the right of a person facing downstream
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  1. Of the side or bank of a river on the right of a person facing downstream
  2. In or into a satisfactory state or condition:
  3. Having a right angle:
Very strict or harsh
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  1. Very strict or harsh
  2. Harsh, severe, or demanding:
  3. Rigidly precise; thoroughly accurate or exact
Capable of providing a correct reading or measurement:
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  1. Capable of providing a correct reading or measurement:
  2. Careful and exact
  3. Conforming exactly to fact; errorless.
Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
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  1. Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
  2. Being the very (one specified or understood)
  3. Strictly and completely in accord with fact; not deviating from truth or reality:
Engaging in sex only with one's spouse or only with one's partner in a sexual relationship.
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  1. Engaging in sex only with one's spouse or only with one's partner in a sexual relationship.
  2. Adhering firmly and devotedly, as to a person, cause, or idea; loyal.
  3. Dependable; reliable:
  1. Exact, accurate.
  2. Strictly distinguished from others; very:
  3. (Sciences) Of experimental results, consistent, clustered close together, agreeing with each other. This does not mean that they cluster near the true, correct, or accurate value.
Of the side or bank of a river on the right of a person facing downstream
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  1. Of the side or bank of a river on the right of a person facing downstream
  2. Intended to be worn or positioned facing outward or toward an observer:
  3. Having the axis perpendicular to the base:
Characterized by or adhering to strict standards or methods; exacting and thorough:
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  1. Characterized by or adhering to strict standards or methods; exacting and thorough:
  2. Very strict or harsh
  3. Rigidly precise; thoroughly accurate or exact
Exactly conforming to a rule, standard, or pattern:
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  1. Exactly conforming to a rule, standard, or pattern:
  2. Quick and exact in sensing and responding:
  3. Exact; accurate; right; correct
Habitually truthful; honest
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  1. Habitually truthful; honest
  2. Accurate; true:
  3. True; accurate
Truthful; veracious:
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  1. Truthful; veracious:
  2. Corresponding with reality or facts
  3. Coinciding with future events or apparently unknowable present realities:
  1. Decent, respectable
  2. That is suitable or appropriate; fit
  3. Appropriate, suitable, or proper.
  1. Appropriate, becoming
  2. Appropriate; suitable; proper.
  3. Proper or right; suitable
Pleasant to look at; attractive; fair
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  1. Pleasant to look at; attractive; fair
  2. (Of a person) Pleasing or attractive to the eye.
  3. Suitable or becoming; proper; agreeable.
Proper; in keeping with etiquette or social standards.
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  1. Proper; in keeping with etiquette or social standards.
  2. Being in accord with conventions or accepted standards; proper.
  3. As it should be; proper; fitting
(--- Informal) Properly or modestly dressed:
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  1. (--- Informal) Properly or modestly dressed:
  2. Reasonably good; adequate
  3. Showing thoughtfulness or consideration:
  1. Marked by proper behavior.
  2. Characterized by or showing decorum, propriety, good taste, etc.
Required by the current fashion or custom; socially obligatory.
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  1. Required by the current fashion or custom; socially obligatory.
  2. Required by etiquette; according to good form; proper
Exhibiting courtesy and politeness:
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  1. Exhibiting courtesy and politeness:
  2. Having a pleasant or attractive appearance:
  3. Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle:
Characterized by appropriateness or suitability; fitting:
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  1. Characterized by appropriateness or suitability; fitting:
  2. Belonging to one; own:
  3. Fitting; seemly; right
  1. Decent; satisfactory
  2. Conforming to socially acceptable behavior, attitudes, taste, etc.; proper; correct
  3. Good enough to be seen, used, etc.; presentable
Intended to be worn or positioned facing outward or toward an observer:
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  1. Intended to be worn or positioned facing outward or toward an observer:
  2. Fitting, proper, or appropriate:
  3. Having a right angle:
Pleasing in appearance; fair; handsome
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  1. Pleasing in appearance; fair; handsome
  2. (Of behavi) Appropriate; suited to the occasion or purpose; becoming.
  3. Suitable, proper, fitting, or becoming, esp. as regards conventional standards of conduct or good taste; decorous
Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place; fitting.
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  1. Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place; fitting.
  2. Right for the purpose; suitable; fit; proper
Suited to its purpose; appropriate; fitting
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  1. Suited to its purpose; appropriate; fitting
  2. Quick to learn or understand:
  3. Exactly suitable; appropriate:
Suitable to the wearer
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  1. Suitable to the wearer
  2. Appropriate, suitable, or proper.
  3. That is suitable or appropriate; fit
  1. Appropriate, becoming
  2. Appropriate; suitable; proper.
  3. Proper or right; suitable
Marked by happiness or good fortune:
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  1. Marked by happiness or good fortune:
  2. Exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style:
  3. Used or expressed in a way suitable to the occasion; aptly chosen; appropriate; apt
(Biology) Able to survive and produce viable offspring in a particular environment
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  1. (Biology) Able to survive and produce viable offspring in a particular environment
  2. Appropriate; proper:
  3. Proper; right; appropriate
Suitable; proper; appropriate
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  1. Suitable; proper; appropriate
  2. Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
Experiencing the effect of favourable fortune; having the feeling arising from the consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, as peace, tranquillity, comfort; contented; joyous.
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  1. Experiencing the effect of favourable fortune; having the feeling arising from the consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, as peace, tranquillity, comfort; contented; joyous.
  2. Exactly appropriate to the occasion; suitable and clever; apt; felicitous
  3. Being especially well-adapted; felicitous:
Fitting; proper:
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  1. Fitting; proper:
  2. (Now Rare) Suitable; proper; fit
Specially adapted or suitable to a specific purpose or specific conditions; appropriate
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  1. Specially adapted or suitable to a specific purpose or specific conditions; appropriate
  2. Belonging to one; own:
  3. Fitting; seemly; right
Of the side or bank of a river on the right of a person facing downstream
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  1. Of the side or bank of a river on the right of a person facing downstream
  2. Intended to be worn or positioned facing outward or toward an observer:
  3. In accordance with fact, reason, or truth; correct:
Custom-made
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  1. Custom-made
  2. Having trim, simple lines; tailored
  3. Perfectly appropriate to some specific occasion or purpose; made to one's specific requirements
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