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We have world-class players, so playing in a venue like this is befitting of their quality and caliber.
TRINITY RODMAN AND ASHLEY SANCHEZ CONNECT IN STOPPAGE TIME TO LIFT THE SPIRITSTEVEN GOFFAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
People’s productivity and commitment are being judged via proxies that aren’t befitting to their role, like attending a weekly virtual happy hour for five months straight.
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Written in a pretty hand it was—handwriting befitting a dum fine-lookin' girl like that!
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
The considerate sergeant thought this the most befitting place in which to deposit his prisoner until the moment of execution.
THE SPYJ. FENIMORE COOPER
She had the august and majestic bearing befitting a queen, and is usually described in classic literature as wearing a veil.
GREEK SCULPTUREESTELLE M. HURLL
He set about his preparation with the calm deliberation befitting such a tremendous enterprise.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1893VARIOUS
She spoke in a jesting tone ill befitting the solemnity of the subject, and he answered in the same vein.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
A few years since the inhabitants regarded the lack with befitting pride; but the views of visitors differ.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
The men on the porch hailed him gravely and ceremoniously, as befitting an occasion of solemnity.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
The next morning found him in the cheerful frame of mind befitting a man who has seen his efforts crowned with enviable success.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL.1ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BEFITTING

  • becoming
  • befitting
  • comely
  • correct
  • de rigueur
  • decorous
  • fitting
  • polite
  • respectable
  • seemly
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