befitting


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appropriate to

Synonyms

  • appropriate to
  • right for
  • suitable for
  • fitting for
  • fit for
  • becoming to
  • suitable to
  • seemly for
  • proper for
  • apposite to
  • meet

Antonyms

  • wrong for
  • irrelevant to
  • inappropriate to
  • unfit for
  • unsuitable for
  • improper for
  • unbecoming to

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For," said her friend Ozma, "from this time forth, my dear, you must assume your rightful rank as a Princess of Oz, and being my chosen companion you must dress in a way befitting the dignity of your position.
I set myself with befitting energy to discharge the duties of this new mode of life.
The old fellow wondered a little that the morose old master of fence should, at his time in life, indulge in frivolous escapades more befitting the younger sprigs of gentility, but, then, what concern was it of his?
I fell into the deepest dejection, believing that she had gone away, yet took no steps to resolve my doubt by inquiry of my landlady, to whom, indeed, I had taken an unconquerable aversion from her having once spoken of the girl with less of reverence than I thought befitting.
In short, she gathered an agreeable and befitting circle about her.
If he rose from a banquet with all the gravity befitting his position, he seemed serious and pensive, and had no mind at such times to admit any one into his confidence.
There was a total absence of regard for appearances befitting a village at the end of the world, which had nothing beyond it, and no connection with any other place.
But these are not thoughts befitting me; I will endeavour to resign myself cheerfully to death and will indulge a hope of meeting you in another world.
Thus, at the peak of World War II and befitting the populist rhetoric of the times, good old Tom Eakins was figured as a regular guy, an ordinary Joe, a man's man, who pictured his world in a muscular, no-frills, no-nonsense sort of way.
The censorship I have suffered during this dispute is more befitting to some third world country's newspapers, rather than the United Kingdom's press.
Although the term coming-of-age is terribly overused, it is befitting of this young girl's journey through life.
KARACHI -- As elsewhere, the Defence Day of Pakistan would be celebrated in Karachi on Sunday in a befitting manner and to pay homage to the martyrs and 'Ghazis' of the 1965 war for their role towards the defence of the motherland.
Pakistan army gave a befitting response to the Indian firing.
Jammu, July 26 ( ANI ): Lieutenant General K H Singh today said that the Indian army is giving a befitting reply to Pakistani troops over the ceasefire violations and infiltrations attempts from across the border.
Befitting his background as an aeronautical and computational engineer, Horgan specializes in "hard-science" fiction as opposed to sheer fantasy, which means that the situations his stories explore actually could happen within the scientific construct he creates for them.