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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FITTER

The result is this, that I am fitter for this world than you; you for the next than me:—that is the difference.

Then he bethought him that there was one beside him who was fitter to judge on such a matter.

And Beauchene, having recognized the wife of Moineaud, the fitter, bade her come in.

The more keen the struggle, the fewer could survive and the fitter they must be to survive at all.

"I should have thought his tormentors were fitter occupants of his cell," said Ralph.

But I am not sure that it is not a fitter vengeance to let her live and remember.

What fitter than the hand of that poor lady's son to pull your father down in ruins?

And where should we find a fitter sovereign than Queen Priscilla?

He said it was fitter for him than for her, though he made faces about it.

There was no fitter way in which he could have expressed his contempt.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, agent noun from fit (v.).

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