Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MORE ADEQUATE

He did not use them to show off, but because they seemed to him more adequate than colloquial speech.

What form would a more adequate provision be likely to take?

Ideas move easily, expression is smoother and more adequate.

Musical thought will be truer, will find a more adequate expression, in her vicinity.

Nothing could have been more adequate, more nicely measured, than his courtesy to his wife's old friend.

A favorite conjunctive of Shakespeare's in referring to the need for a more adequate navy for England.

The more adequate description would be a tumult of thoughts—the faithful reflection of the state of his feelings.

A more adequate series of adults of aztecus is needed to clarify even the subspecific differences between aztecus and modestus.

When the danger of immediate war had passed, the Parliament of Canada turned to the provision of more adequate defense.

Looks are a better language; but, bye-and-bye, our spirits will demand some more adequate expression even than these.