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 for Fittest
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fit \Fit\, a. [Compar. Fitter (f[i^]t"t[~e]r); superl.
     Fittest (f[i^]t"t[e^]st).] [OE. fit, fyt; cf. E. feat neat,
     elegant, well made, or icel. fitja to web, knit, OD. vitten
     to suit, square, Goth. f[=e]tjan to adorn. [root]77.]
     1. Adapted to an end, object, or design; suitable by nature
        or by art; suited by character, qualities, circumstances,
        education, etc.; qualified; competent; worthy.
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              That which ordinary men are fit for, I am qualified
              in.                                   --Shak.
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              Fit audience find, though few.        --Milton.
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     2. Prepared; ready. [Obs.]
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              So fit to shoot, she singled forth among
              her foes who first her quarry's strength should
              feel.                                 --Fairfax.
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     3. Conformed to a standart of duty, properiety, or taste;
        convenient; meet; becoming; proper.
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              Is it fit to say a king, Thou art wicked? --Job
                                                    xxxiv. 18.
  
     Syn: Suitable; proper; appropriate; meet; becoming;
          expedient; congruous; correspondent; apposite; apt;
          adapted; prepared; qualified; competent; adequate.
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