Part of speech:
(Countable) The result or product of being qualified or eligible.
To have a right to because of acts or qualities; be worthy of (reward, punishment, etc.); merit
The terms governing such an arrangement:
(Now Rare) Something in which a person or thing excels; particular virtue
A woman's chastity or reputation for chastity.
The definition of justify is to provide an explanation or rationale for something to make it seem OK or to prove it is correct or OK.
The definition of a character is a unique symbol, letter or mark used in writing.
A good quality or feature
Serving to commend; expressing praise or approval
Deserving of commercial credit; creditworthy:
In accord with right, convention, or courtesy; appropriate:
Well-known and respected, especially for achievement in a particular field:
The definition of estimable is worthy or deserving of great respect.
Outstandingly good of its kind; of exceptional merit, virtue, etc.
The definition of fitting is something appropriate or expected.
Deserving reward or praise; having merit.
Meriting praise; highly commendable.
The definition of prestigious is someone or something that is highly respected or esteemed.
That suits a given purpose, occasion, condition, propriety, etc.; fitting; appropriate; apt
Having considerable monetary or material value for use or exchange:
Something that is deserved or merited, especially a punishment:
A position of great distinction or superiority:
The level of respect at which a person or thing is regarded by others; standing:
Money offered, as for the capture of a criminal, the return of something lost, etc.
All or part of the right side
A quantity of something that may be purchased for a specified sum or by a specified means:
To grant an amount or other benefit legally due:
To yield as return or profit:
A mark made against one's record for a fault or for misconduct.
The definition of a disadvantage is an unfavorable situation or something that puts someone in an unfavorable situation.
A mistake; an error:
Degree of worth; quality:
The quality that makes one seem superior or worthy of special recognition
Gain is defined as to get something or to add on or increase.
To achieve or obtain by effort:
(Slang) Incriminating information or evidence:
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