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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Congruous  \Con"gru*ous\,  a.  [L.  congruus,  fr  congruere  to  come 
  together,  to  coincide,  to  agree.  Of  uncertain  origin.] 
  Suitable  or  concordant;  accordant;  fit  harmonious; 
  correspondent;  consistent. 
 
  Not  congruous  to  the  nature  of  epic  poetry.  --Blair. 
 
  It  is  no  ways  congruous  that  God  should  be  always 
  frightening  men  into  an  acknowledgment  of  the  truth. 
  --Atterbury. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  congruous 
  adj  1:  corresponding  in  character  or  kind  [syn:  {congruent}]  [ant: 
  {incongruous}] 
  2:  suitable  or  appropriate  together 




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