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  • s  fitting or appropriate and deserved; used especially of punishment
    condign censure

  • Thus, where in preindustrial society condign power might often flow unambiguously from the tip of the lash, in post-industrial society it tends to spread from the organization - be .
  • The two yammered and giggled back and forth about color-line complexities, using epithets that would invite condign reproach today, like ''ofay,'' ''jig'' and ''shine.
  • He and others in other countries have done much to deserve condign punishment for their crimes against humanity.

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