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At the end of the animated Disney movie, as in nearly every version of Mulan written since that sixth-century ballad, Mulan goes back home to her family to resume her life as a daughter, and she picks up a respectable husband for herself.
THE HISTORY OF MULAN, FROM A 6TH-CENTURY BALLAD TO THE LIVE-ACTION DISNEY MOVIECONSTANCE GRADYSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
Each of the losses — against respectable competition in the Nuggets and Jazz — was by 1 point.
THE SUNS AND MAVS SHOULDN’T HAVE SURPRISED US … BUT WE DIDN’T SEE T.J. WARREN COMINGCHRIS HERRING (CHRIS.HERRING@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 5, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Most ecologists of the era studied respectable animals like birds, bears or wolves, not lowly bacteria.
HE FOUND ‘ISLANDS OF FERTILITY’ BENEATH ANTARCTICA’S ICESTEVE NADISJULY 20, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
They want to cleanse him out of respectable politics like a toxin.
POLITICS REPORT: VACATION RENTALS? IT’S JUST LIKE OLD TIMES!SCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSJULY 4, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Try out these search queries for yourself and you’ll be able to build a respectable list of sites to contribute for.
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You may take my word for it that pigs are far more interesting and far more respectable, though they're expensive, mind you.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
If he married that base-born creature Dorothy, no respectable person would ever enter the house.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Occasionally, however, there are the most respectable family parties, including the children whom they won't be parted from.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Has not one with this most respectable weed, this prime havana, the concomitants of a thousand reveries?
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He walked away, taking leave of the man as civilly as though he had been a respectable member of society.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO RESPECTABLE

  • acceptable
  • adequate
  • all right
  • ample
  • average
  • comfortable
  • common
  • competent
  • enough
  • fair
  • fair to middling
  • good
  • mediocre
  • middling
  • moderately good
  • passable
  • presentable
  • reasonable
  • respectable
  • right
  • satisfactory
  • unexceptional
  • unimpeachable
  • unobjectionable
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