appropriator

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

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In other words, the first appropriator is the first in right.

Verily, an appropriator of all values must such bestowing love become; but healthy and holy, call I this selfishness.

The appropriator of the tale had a wide reputation in the West, and was exceedingly popular.

As the appropriator of his own he didn't so much want to brand him as—just more "amusingly" even, if one would.

He hadn't so much minded the epithets Mrs. Folliott had applied, for they were to the appropriator of her securities.

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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