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assigned, appropriated to someone or something; special to


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  • Faith says it would have been more 'propriate if he had called me Pieces.

    At the Little Brown House Ruth Alberta Brown
  • It's rather 'propriate, though, for this room looks like a car-slop-egus.

    Heart of Gold Ruth Alberta Brown
  • The other girls kept talking about 'propriate colors for their complexions.

    The Lilac Lady Ruth Alberta Brown
  • I thought it would be very 'propriate, for I am to speak a war piece, you know.

    Tabitha at Ivy Hall Ruth Alberta Brown
  • Each Deppity Soopreem Leadeh adorns hisself wid de gilt-edge robes ob de 'propriate responsibility an' collects de cash.

    Lady Luck Hugh Wiley
  • He was gran-ther to the knight In whose honor I indite Burning strophes of the soul 'propriate to the flowing bowl.

    Julia Ward Howe Laura E. Richards

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