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in accordance with principles of right or good conduct

consistent with prevailing or accepted standards or circumstances

being so legitimately

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legally valid

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having a legally established claim

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Burdovsky more, however kindly disposed I might be towards him; delicacy forbids it; I should seem to be offering him charity instead of rightful payment.
Yes, if having obtained power, without availing himself of it to commit murder he had restored it to the rightful king, I should have called him a great man," remarked the vicomte.
When I was born she transformed me into a boy, hoping that no one would ever recognize me and know that I was the rightful Princess of the Land of Oz.
For, if the people knew that she lived, they would quickly make her their Queen and restore her to her rightful position.
When I got to the Emerald City the good Sorceress, Glinda, knew who I was and restored me to my proper person, when I became the rightful Ruler of this land.
Why, we two would be the means of placing the men of the inner world in their rightful place among created things.
With daylight their courage would be equal to the demands of a charge upon the handful of beasts that had routed them from their rightful abodes.
Then you regained your sanity and put him in his rightful place.
Both the name and the idea appealed to Number Thirteen and from that time he adopted Bulan as his rightful cognomen.
Without interference from any one he had already formulated plans for quietly putting Monty in his rightful position, and making over to him his share in the Bekwando Syndicate.
If we restored it to its rightful owner there was fifty dollars in it for us.
The first is that in a friendly way, and of course under the inviolable law of secrecy, you explain to me for what part Lucille is cast in this little comedy; the next that I be allowed to see her at reasonable intervals, and finally that she is known by her rightful name as Duchesse de Souspennier.
The right thing was to correct them severely, if they were other than a credit to the family, but still not to alienate from them the smallest rightful share in the family shoebuckles and other property.
NNA - The Progressive Socialist Party (PSP) announced in a statement on Sunday its withdrawal from the demonstrations in Down Town Beirut, stating that the civil movement calling for rightful demands has transformed into an attempt to bring down what remained of state institutions.
A MAN who found Wales Rugby World Cup tickets in his mail has returned them to their rightful owner after making an appeal on Facebook.