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  • adv. In a congruous manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a congruous manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a congruous manner; accordantly; pertinently; agreeably; consistently; appropriately.


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  • Coogan won it on finesse and followed up with a superb Anthony Hopkins as Captain Bligh, but you couldn't stop Bryden, who now hilariously had his teeth into Al Pacino in Heat the movie and, less congruously, Heat the magazine before morphing into a staccato Dustin Hoffman in Rain Man.

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  • For someone not to receive a reward they have merited congruously is not a violation of personal justice; it is at most inappropriate or a violation of justice given the particular circumstances of the case. posted by Brandon | 11:01 PM

    Condign and Congruous Merit

  • Thus, in this sense, the claim that God predestines because He foresees our faith is just a slightly more specific version of the claim Aquinas is considering; the doctrine of prescient election claims that by faith we congruously merit election.

    Prescient Election

  • If I merit something congruously, all this means is that it is fitting, all things considered, for that something to be given to me.

    Prescient Election

  • When we are talking about predestination we are necessarily talking about something that can only be congruously merited.

    Prescient Election

  • Thus, for instance, if a king decides that if I do x, he will give me y, and y is not strictly required for justice, then when I do x, I merit y congruously.

    Prescient Election

  • Empedocles and Heraclides, that the senses act by a just accommodation of the pores in every case; everything that is perceived by the sense being congruously adapted to its proper organ.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • "We may be small in stature," commented Shimoda in-congruously, "but we have great ideas and considerable ambitions."


  • In a Gorean supper in a house of wealth, in the course of the supper, with varied courses, eight to ten wines might be served, each suitably and congruously matched with respect to texture and bouquet not only to one another but to the accompanying portions of food.

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  • Since, therefore, the Gentiles were to be called to the faith, and to embrace the Gospel by the preaching of it, the New Testament was written very congruously in the Gentile language, and in that which, among the

    From the Talmud and Hebraica


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