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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
Belonging peculiarly; peculiar; suitable; fit; proper.
  1. The headmaster wondered what an appropriate measure would be to make the pupil behave better.
  2. In its strict and appropriate meaning. --Porteus.
    Appropriate acts of divine worship. --Stillingfleet.
    It is not at all times easy to find words appropriate to express our ideas. --Locke.
  3. Suitable to the social situation or to social respect or social discreetness; socially correct; socially discreet; well-mannered; proper.
    I don't think it was appropriate for the cashier to tell me outloud in front of all those people at the check-out that my hair-piece looked like it was falling out of place.

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