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See definition of more proper on Dictionary.com
  • adj.suitable
  • adj.mannerly, decent
  • adj.conventional, correct
  • adj.individual, personal

synonyms for more proper

  • appropriate
  • convenient
  • decent
  • fitting
  • good
  • legitimate
  • useful
  • able
  • applicable
  • apt
  • au fait
  • becoming
  • befitting
  • capable
  • competent
  • desired
  • felicitous
  • fit
  • happy
  • just
  • meet
  • qualified
  • right
  • suited
  • true

antonyms for more proper

MOST RELEVANT
  • improper
  • inappropriate
  • unfitting
  • unseemly
  • unsuitable
  • unsuited
  • crass
  • crude
  • general
  • incorrect
  • misbehaving
  • objectionable
  • substandard
  • unacceptable
  • unconventional
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Madame Ratignolle, more careful of her complexion, had twined a gauze veil about her head.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Bernard stood there face to face with Mrs. Vivian, whose eyes seemed to plead with him more than ever.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
She herself had worn them in her youth, and they were the proper bonnets for "growing girls."
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The vision—it had been an instantaneous flash after all and nothing more—had left his mind completely for the time.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Of course, considerations of weight have to be taken into account, but the more mould round the roots the better.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
"Better so," was the Senora's sole reply; and she fell again into still deeper, more perplexed thought about the hidden treasure.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
On the upper part of the stem the whorls are very close together, but they are more widely separated at the lower portion.
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That it is a reasonable and proper thing to ask our statesmen and politicians: what is going to happen to the world?
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
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