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worthy

adjective  us   /ˈwɜr·ði/

worthy adjective (DESERVING RESPECT)

deserving respect, admiration, or support: a worthy goal/project It was a worthy cause, and we were glad to make a contribution. She soon proved herself worthy of the trust we placed in her.

worthy adjective (DESERVING)

deserving or suitable for: Each of the ten chapters is worthy of a separate book. After viewing the damage, the president decided that the area was worthy of federal disaster relief.
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