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exemplary (adj) – 1. Worthy of imitation; commendable.
2. Serving as a warning.
3. Serving as an illustration or specimen; illustrative; typical.
4. Serving as a model or pattern.
5. Of, relating to, or composed of exempla, or examples or models.

Source : Dictionary.com

Etymology : 1580s, “fit to be an example,” from Middle French exemplaire, from Late Latin exemplaris “that serves as an example, pattern, or motto,” from exemplum “example, pattern, model”. Earlier (early 15c.) as a noun meaning “a model of conduct,” from Late Latin exemplarium.