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meritorious

adjective

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2 having sufficient worth or merit to receive one's honor, esteem, or reward
  • all agreed that the most meritorious science project had won the competition

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“Meritorious.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/meritorious. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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