verb (used with object), ap·pro·pri·at·ed, ap·pro·pri·at·ing.
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Indeed, as an almost purely advisory firm, Lazard is (appropriately) barely affected by the Dodd-Frank reforms.
Outside I felt, well, appropriately post-coital, given the situation.The Life and Art of Radical Provocateur—and Commune Leader—Otto Muehl|Anthony Haden-Guest|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pageant came back to Atlantic City and, appropriately, took a big gamble.
Either way, the organization failed to appropriately punish criminal behavior.Are You Ready For Some Domestic Abuse? Thursday Night Football Pulls Rihanna|Amy Zimmerman|September 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Selznick was appropriately fretful from the start about length.
This postulate may appropriately be stated as the fixation of new averages of variation by inheritance.The Science and Philosophy of the Organism|Hans Driesch
Her traveling dress of blue was appropriately trimmed with gray.The Harris-Ingram Experiment|Charles E. Bolton
There was one time a law at Athens, which a good deal nonplussed these sponging gentlemen so appropriately called Flies.
They put an ornament wherever it could be appropriately worn.Oriental Women|Edward Bagby Pollard
The suitor of the daughter of this wealthy Englishman was appropriately dubbed "Up to Snuff."As I Remember|Marian Gouverneur