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To be right means to be “correct” or “appropriate.”

To write means “to form letters or words on a surface with an instrument such as a pen, pencil, or computer screen.”

A rite is a ritual ceremony usually associated with a religious group.

Example: He wanted to use just the right words and decided to write them down before performing the fertility rite.

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