suitable


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consistent with prevailing or accepted standards or circumstances

satisfying certain requirements, as for selection

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meant or adapted for an occasion or use

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worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse

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I want it to be what The Morning Post calls a suitable alliance, and I want you both to be happy.
Projecting eyes, undecided in color, gave to her face, the rounded outline of which had no dignity, an air of surprise and sheepish simplicity, which was suitable perhaps for an old maid.
The delighted builder then offered his services in providing a suitable crew for the little vessel, but this Dantes declined with many thanks, saying he was accustomed to cruise about quite alone, and his principal pleasure consisted in managing his yacht himself; the only thing the builder could oblige him in would be to contrive a sort of secret closet in the cabin at his bed's head, the closet to contain three divisions, so constructed as to be concealed from all but himself.
Even the power of the dauphine was not sufficient to provide Adrienne de la Rocheaimard with a suitable husband.
Of course, the upper room over the shop was to be the best sitting-room; but also the parlour behind the shop was to be made a suitable bower for the lovely Penny, who would naturally wish to be near her husband, though Mr.
Here Richard laid the corner stone, with suitable gravity, amidst an assemblage of more than half the men, and all the women, within ten miles of Templeton.
We returned a suitable answer to this affectionate Note and after thanking her for her kind invitation assured her that we would certainly avail ourselves of it, whenever we might have no other place to go to.
He began, at an early age, as a clerk, and served an apprenticeship of seven years, for which he received one hundred pounds sterling, was maintained at the expense of the company, and furnished with suitable clothing and equipments.
Perhaps both were trying to put down in paint ideas which were more suitable to literature.
That which is suitable for a legate," returned the stranger, with a good deal of dryness, "is not suitable for a princess.
These gentlemen seemed to take it for granted that no coloured man suitable for the position could be secured, and they were expecting the General to recommend a white man for the place.
Dolokhov was a suitable and in some respects a brilliant match for the dowerless, orphan girl.
The precise point of destination was still undecided--the plan being to search out a suitable location upon one of the many little islets which dot the western shore of the Macassar Strait.
Now, if you and Priscilla agree to it, wouldn't it be a good idea for you, who are on the spot, to look around and see if you can find a suitable house this spring?
I seek," she replied, "a mate suitable for me, and am not able to find one.