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Synonyms for befit

be appropriate for


Synonyms for befit

to be appropriate or suitable to

to be in keeping with

Synonyms for befit

accord or comport with

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As befits the season, no sooner had Sam accounted for the mishap by declaring that Otage De Brion had swallowed his tongue and had to be pulled up than he saw before him three wise men.
The rest, as befits London, were all dressed like near naked tramps.
And, as befits a technological society, isolation rules.
The actors are hamming it big time, as befits the plot.
The finely finished renovation of the 1914 Louis XIII- style building by Selldorf Architects is a sleek and quiet hybrid of period restoration and careful conversion to a modernist exhibition space that befits the transitional art the rooms will often house.
This perhaps befits her topic (the impulse for quick and easy encapsulation being a form of the impulse to idolize), but it does render a summation of the full range of her study difficult.
Finney, as befits a former Anglican Officer for the Decade of Evangelism (the 1990s) and author of three other books on modern churchmanship, can turn a neat phrase.
As befits America's only indigenous spirit, bourbon offers abundant choice.
We limit the production of this wine, so that we can focus on quality that befits the elegance of the images on our labels.
When Mary Elizabeth moves from New York to New Jersey she changes her name to Lola and sets out to take center stage, as befits a person with her gifts and star ambition--only to discover that the starring role at Dellwood (aka Deadwood) High is already taken by local girl Carla Santini.
The manner of the book, as probably befits a textbook, is impartial.
The viciousness of the papers' onslaught befits the old adage of rattles being thrown out of prams.
Jolie is practically unrecognizable in ``Life,'' sporting platinum blond helmet hair that befits her character, a likably self-absorbed television reporter named Lanie Kerrigan.
At the Republic lot, we took a development site and transformed it into a professional parking service center that operates in complete harmony with its location adjacent to the venerable New York Public Library, and provided it with a physical appearance that befits its position as the backyard of a landmark office building.