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Word: commensurate

Definition: equal in extent; of the same size


Sentences Containing 'commensurate'

``There was evidently a severe struggle in the mind of Caderousse; it was plain that the small shagreen case, which he turned over and over in his hand, did not seem to him commensurate in value to the enormous sum which fascinated his gaze.

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