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1‘her exemplary behaviour’
perfect, ideal, model, faultless, without fault, copybook, flawless, impeccable, consummate
excellent, outstanding, exceptional, admirable, fine, very good, commendable, laudable, praiseworthy, meritorious, honourable, estimable, above reproach, beyond reproach, blameless, irreproachable, unimpeachable
2‘exemplary jail sentences’
serving as a deterrent
cautionary, warning, admonitory
3‘her works are exemplary of certain feminist arguments’
typical, characteristic, representative, illustrative
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