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 Meanings and Examples of SUITABLE
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suitable
 a.  appropriate to a purpose or an occasion
Classic Sentence: (72 in 5 pages)
1  Your pink gown is lovely and suitable to your complexion, Scarlett's is to hers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
2  It was not suitable for a barbecue, for it had only tiny puffed sleeves and the neck was low enough for a dancing dress.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
3  "Well, I hope you left some suitable excuse," said her husband, somewhat appeased, as he added a dash of cayenne pepper to the soup.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XVII
4  If you felt that you had to leave home this afternoon, you should have left some suitable explanation for your absence.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XVII
5  It would be difficult to convey a suitable idea of the savage ecstasy with which the news thus imparted was received.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 23
6  A few minutes were consumed in disposing of those present in a manner suitable to their rank and influence in the tribe.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 23
7  Although secretly amazed at the facts communicated by the speech of the aged father, he permitted himself to ask no questions, reserving his inquiries for a more suitable moment.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 24
8  But when he found himself at a suitable distance from the lodges he made a halt, and spoke on a subject of which he was thoroughly the master.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 25
9  Throwing himself into a suitable posture for the beast he represented, Hawkeye crawled to a little opening, where he might command a view of the interior.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 26
10  When, however, suitable time had elapsed, the oldest of the party spoke.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 27
11  After a suitable and decent pause, the principal chiefs arose, and, approaching the patriarch, they placed his hands reverently on their heads, seeming to entreat a blessing.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 28
12  "No, no; I have not said so much as that," returned Hawkeye, drawing back with suitable discretion, when he noted the eagerness with which Magua listened to his proposal.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 30
13  I have seen Winder make one of the house-servants stand off from him a suitable distance to be touched with the end of his whip, and at every stroke raise great ridges upon his back.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
14  He mended his pace with suitable haste.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
15  wrote to his lawyer to dispose of the business in the way that seemed to him the most suitable, and remit the proceeds.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
Example Sentence: (30 in 3 pages)
1  The agency will let you know if they have any suitable vacancies.
2  The agency tries to match single people with suitable partners.
3  The agent had no suitable properties on his books but promised to keep an ear to the ground for us.
4  The operation will go ahead as soon as a suitable donor can be found.
5  The amount of water which is suitable to drink is less and less.
6  Its design makes it suitable for the computerphobe who just wants to type and see something come out looking right.
7  This grammar book is suitable both for classroom use and for independent study.
8  Employers usually decide within five minutes whether someone is suitable for the job.
9  When setting out on a long walk, always wear suitable boots.
10  Cotton is suitable for wear in summer.
11  The exercise-with-answer-key format makes the book suitable for self-study.
12  The book was expurgated to make it suitable for children.
13  In my estimation, he's the more suitable candidate.
14  He and I dissented from each other in choosing a suitable candidate.
15  Smith is a most suitable candidate for such negotiator since his tact and quickness of mind are equal to the occasion.