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  • 21congruous — /ˈkɒŋgruəs / (say konggroohuhs) adjective 1. (sometimes followed by with or to) agreeing or harmonious in character; accordant; consonant; consistent. 2. exhibiting harmony of parts. 3. appropriate or fitting. {Latin congruus fit} –congruously,… …

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  • 22congruous —   a. Geometry, in agreement or correspondence; exactly coincident.    ♦ congruence,    ♦ congruity, n …

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  • 23congruous — adj. (often foll. by with) suitable, agreeing; fitting. Derivatives: congruity n. congruously adv. Etymology: L congruus (as congruent) …

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  • 24congruous hemianopia — homonymous hemianopia in which the defects in the field of vision in each eye are symmetrical in position, shape, size, and degree …

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  • 25be congruous — index cohere (be logically consistent) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 26Congruism — • The term by which theologians denote a theory according to which the efficacy of efficacious grace is due, at least in part, to the fact that the grace is given in circumstances favourable to its operation, i. e. congruous in that sense… …

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  • 27Merit — • By merit (meritum) in general is understood that property of a good work which entitles the doer to receive a reward from him in whose service the work is done Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Merit     Merit …

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  • 28consonant — adj Consonant, consistent, compatible, congruous, congenial, sympathetic are comparable when they mean being in agreement one with another or agreeable one to the other. Consonant implies agreement with a concurrent circumstance or situation, or… …

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  • 29Merit (Catholicism) — Merit (Latin meritum), in general, is understood to be that property of a good work which entitles the doer to receive a reward (prœmium, merces) from him in whose service the work is done. By antonomastic usage, the word has come to designate… …

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  • 30compatible — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. harmonious, well matched, suitable, congruous; consistent; congenial. See agreement.Ant., incompatible, ill suited. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. agreeable, congenial, congruous, cooperative; see fit… …

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  • 31Condign merit — (meritum de condigno) is an aspect of Roman Catholic theology signifying merit with the dignity of Christ. A person born again in Christ, does not merit of his own virtue but the virtues of Christ are applied to his work. Therefore it is God… …

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  • 32harmonious — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Harmonic] Syn. melodious, tuneful, musical, rhythmical, dulcet, sweet sounding, melodic, symphonic, sonorous, in tune, in chorus, silvery, in unison, tuny*, earful*. Ant. shrill*, jangling, dissonant. 2. [Congruous] Syn …

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  • 33Incongruous — In*con gru*ous, a. [L. incongruus. See {In } not, and {Congruous}.] Not congruous; reciprocally disagreeing; not capable of harmonizing or readily assimilating; inharmonious; inappropriate; unsuitable; not fitting; inconsistent; improper; as, an… …

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  • 34Incongruous numbers — Incongruous In*con gru*ous, a. [L. incongruus. See {In } not, and {Congruous}.] Not congruous; reciprocally disagreeing; not capable of harmonizing or readily assimilating; inharmonious; inappropriate; unsuitable; not fitting; inconsistent;… …

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  • 35Incongruously — Incongruous In*con gru*ous, a. [L. incongruus. See {In } not, and {Congruous}.] Not congruous; reciprocally disagreeing; not capable of harmonizing or readily assimilating; inharmonious; inappropriate; unsuitable; not fitting; inconsistent;… …

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  • 36Incongruousness — Incongruous In*con gru*ous, a. [L. incongruus. See {In } not, and {Congruous}.] Not congruous; reciprocally disagreeing; not capable of harmonizing or readily assimilating; inharmonious; inappropriate; unsuitable; not fitting; inconsistent;… …

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  • 37congruity — /keuhn grooh i tee, kon , keuhng , kong /, n., pl. congruities. 1. the state or quality of being congruous; harmony; appropriateness: a congruity of ideas. 2. the state or quality of being geometrically congruent. 3. a point of agreement. 4.… …

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  • 38relevant — rel·e·vant / re lə vənt/ adj 1: tending logically to prove or disprove a fact of consequence or to make the fact more or less probable and thereby aiding the trier of fact in making a decision determined that the evidence was relevant; also:… …

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  • 39appropriate — ap·pro·pri·ate /ə prō prē ˌāt/ vt at·ed, at·ing [Late Latin appropriare to take possession of, from ad to, for + proprius one s own] 1: to set apart for or assign to a particular recipient, purpose, or use the legislature appropriating funds for… …

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  • 40fit — I adjective able, acceptable, accommodated, adapted, adequate, adjusted, advantageous, advisable, applicable, apposite, appropriate, apropos, apt, aptus, becoming, befitting, capable, commodus, compatible, competent, concordant, conformable,… …

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