from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a fitting or suitable manner; suitably; appropriately.

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  • adverb In a fitting manner

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  • adverb in an appropriate manner


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  • Ah, post number one – fittingly, comes from a conservative defender of dumb – unrepentant in the face of a world, a nation and economy that are a reeling from the damage done when a C-student is put in charge.

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  • Which, fittingly, is called the “jerk,” regardless of sign.

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  • The Tower on the Hill, that is the meaning of the word "Dunster," and the name fittingly describes it; for it dominates many miles of beautiful and fertile country, and stands feudally above the village, perceptible from every angle of the street, at once a guardian and a menace.

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  • Such an ideal champion of truth is fittingly designated by the English word "gentleman".

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  • He seems to take to heart the biblical admonition that a word fittingly spoken is like an apple of gold in a picture of silver (Proverb 25: 11).


  • S. Carolina's first major title fittingly came against the other USC's top rival

  • En, which means 'circle' or 'fate' in Japanese, fittingly illustrates the establishment's continued dedication to providing a quality and complete dining experience ..


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  • Last night, in an arena where Shea's name fittingly joins the retired numbers of Seaver, Stengel, Hodges and Jackie Robinson, baseball witnessed a return to the past.

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  • The artwork is still fairly underwhelming, but fittingly, that is the theme of the whole project: a feeling of going back to basics.

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