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meriting

verb
present participle of merit

Synonyms of meriting

to be or make worthy of (as a reward or punishment)
  • that selfless act of heroism merited a public ceremony to honor the young swimmer

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“Meriting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/meriting. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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