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synonyms for rightfully

  • deservedly
  • justly
  • legally
  • legitimately
  • truly
  • befittingly
  • duly
  • equitably
  • fairly
  • fittingly
  • honestly
  • impartially
  • properly
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How to use rightfully in a sentence

Jung knew that we all metaphorically dress in uniforms and costumes designed to show that we are the rightful players of the everyday parts we intend to enact.
WE NEED MORE FEMINIST DADS - ISSUE 95: ESCAPEJORDAN SHAPIROFEBRUARY 3, 2021NAUTILUS
It doesn’t seem like an accident that they’ve reclaimed their rightful place among the league’s top 10 defenses.
THE SPURS’ YOUNG TRIO HAS THEM BACK IN THE MIXJARED DUBINJANUARY 20, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Every institution must play its part in restoring facts to their rightful place at the center of public discourse as the essential step to emerging from information bankruptcy.
'AN EPIDEMIC OF MISINFORMATION.' NEW REPORT FINDS TRUST IN SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS DIMINISHED FURTHER IN 2020JASMINE AGUILERAJANUARY 13, 2021TIME
Currey — who works in construction and building maintenance and has mostly been unemployed during the pandemic — decided to call the wallet’s rightful owner.
A HOMELESS MAN FOUND A WALLET. AFTER HE RETURNED IT, A 12-YEAR-OLD RAISED HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS FOR HIM.SYDNEY PAGEJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Nobody who knew you or your mother would have accused you of taking a pennys worth that didnt rightfully belong to you.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Of course we desire His Majesty to have what is rightfully his.
THE BRONZE EAGLEEMMUSKA ORCZY, BARONESS ORCZY
My hope is that all of my compatriots may enjoy the life and public liberties that are rightfully theirs.
GUATEMALA, THE COUNTRY OF THE FUTURECHARLES M. PEPPER
Forest fires are now rightfully looked upon as a public enemy rather than a private menace.
OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
He would deliver it, and Mr. Benedict should decide whether, under all the circumstances, the letter was rightfully his.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
It is important to mention that he declared government could not rightfully tax its promises to pay.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO RIGHTFULLY

  • appropriately
  • at the proper time
  • befittingly
  • correctly
  • decorously
  • deservedly
  • on time
  • punctually
  • rightfully
  • suitably
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.