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His repeated coughing seemed a constant warning that at any moment he might be vanquished in the struggle for becoming silence.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The others being all agreed, Tom consented, with becoming modesty, to take the post of honour and of danger.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
There was in his voice a sound of warm yet almost childlike enthusiasm, with which she was becoming very familiar.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
The varnish is of first quality, and his violins are yearly becoming more valuable and of greater importance.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
Fine examples of the works of his pupils are now becoming very valuable, and are well worthy attention.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
It is now becoming more and more common to arrange for the transference of stops from one keyboard to another.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
What pleased me most was, that both the dress and behaviour of the military young ladies were highly becoming.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Melodic forms were being modified, while harmony was becoming more varied and divided.
ANTONIO STRADIVARIHORACE WILLIAM PETHERICK
"Look here, old man, this superstitious nonsense is becoming an obsession to you," it said one fine April morning.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
To fall from the sublime to the ridiculous is especially awkward, and results in becoming very particularly ridiculous yourself.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BECOMING

  • acceptable
  • becoming
  • careful
  • comme il faut
  • conforming
  • conventional
  • decent
  • decorous
  • diplomatic
  • done
  • fitting
  • meticulous
  • nice
  • okay
  • punctilious
  • right
  • right stuff
  • scrupulous
  • seemly
  • standard
  • suitable
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