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Correspondent (adjective)

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Correspóndent. adj. [from correspond.] Suitable; adapted; agreeable; answerable.

What good or evil is there under the sun, what action correspondent or repugnant unto the law which God hath imposed upon his creatures, but in or upon it God doth work, according to the law which himself hath eternally purposed to keep. Hooker.

And as five zones th' etherial regions bind,
Five correspondent are to earth assign'd.
Dryden.

Sources: Dryden, John (788) · Hooker, Richard (175)

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