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The dictified word of the day is : condign

Condign \Con*dign"\, a. [F. condigne, L. condignus very worthy; con- + dignus worthy. See {Deign}, and cf. {Digne}.] 1. Worthy; suitable; deserving; fit. [Obs.] Condign and worthy praise. --Udall. Herself of all that rule she deemend most condign. --Spenser. 2. Deserved; adequate; suitable to the fault or crime. ``Condign censure.'' --Milman. Unless it were a bloody murderer . . . I never gave them condign punishment. --Shak. web1913
condign adj : fitting or appropriate and deserved; used especially of punishment; "condign censure" wn

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