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adjective as in abducted

adjective as in distributed

adjective as in reserved

adjective as in taken

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Lest they run afoul of this ravenous beast, they joined the tea party cause, held dozens of meaningless votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act and even shut down the government to prove that they were fighting with the appropriate vigor.

Many Americans living in rural areas do not have the facilities with appropriate refrigeration required to handle the temperature-sensitive vaccines.

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Our goal was to make sure that if we decided to get back to participating and competing, which we did as a conference and an institution, that we put in the appropriate medical guidelines and protocols.

I ultimately closed the company, and while this decision was the appropriate business decision, it left a lasting impression on me.

From Fortune

The team did not provide any more specifics, saying it will “provide further updates as appropriate.”

He has shifted $454 million of the ACA from appropriated purpose to another purpose.

It just raised the ceiling on the amounts that may be appropriated.

Later, the Dukes of Burgundy appropriated the land and vines were revived by medieval monks.

The majority of these works were “appropriated” (read as: stolen) by the Nazis before the war began.

And they can be dangerous too – they can be manipulated or twisted or appropriated.

He stole into the heart of the grove and satisfied himself that our game had not appropriated it as a camping-place.

The name is now appropriated to the short surplice worn by bishops over their cassocks.'

The few chairs the place afforded were appropriated to the strangers, and the rest of the company stood during the meal.

Instead of using the doctor's rig for the return to town, the officers appropriated the red roadster.

Having (through one of her favorites) gained control of the royal treasury, Diana appropriated everything—lands, money, jewels.


On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to appropriated, such as: kidnapped, seized, snatched, and stolen.

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