appropriately

[ adjective uh-proh-pree-it; verb uh-proh-pree-eyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF appropriately

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Cephalus, the patriarch of the house, has been appropriately engaged in offering a sacrifice.

Some of them too are derived from Crete, and are appropriately transferred to a Cretan colony.

This was over a pulque shop, which seemed to be appropriately designated.

Lydia did not quite hear what the word was, but she thought he was appropriately swearing.

This may appropriately be followed by a Quaker meeting for worship.

Flowers may appropriately be used, and are always at hand in the decorations of the home.

When completed, the new playhouse was appropriately christened "The Hope."

Marduk's ship was appropriately known as Ma-ku-a, 'the ship of the dwelling.'

And here Mira promptly and appropriately shrieked and fainted.

It is appropriately dedicated to the Columbian Chemical Society.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "take possession of," from Late Latin appropriatus, past participle of appropriare, adpropriare (c.450) "to make one's own," from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + propriare "take as one's own," from proprius "one's own" (see proper). Related: Appropriated; appropriating.

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