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Synonyms for beseem

to be appropriate or suitable to

Synonyms for beseem

accord or comport with

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Behold, Nature ashamed, or, better to express, Troubled, that thou shouldst hunger, hath purveyed From all the elements her choicest store, To treat thee as beseems, and as her Lord With honour.
Velinovska reminds of Zaev's past statements that his party would eat people alive, that they would politicize the country, that we should concede in the name dispute, that patriotism does not beseem SDSM, that the defenders and Albanian NLA fighters should enjoy the same status etc and wonders how he can be called responsible and reasonable.
Dimovski reminds of the statement of current SDSM leader who recently revealed that patriotism and patriotic politics did not beseem his party.
Responding to the question whether as a party SDSM is trying to play the patriotism card, even more than VMRO-DPMNE in certain situations, Zaev said that "they have tried to play that card several times but this does not beseem SDSM .
It did not beseem the people of Medina and those round about them of the dwellers of the desert to remain behind the Apostle of Allah, nor should they desire (anything) for themselves in preference to him; this is because there afflicts them not thirst or fatigue or hunger in Allah's way, nor do they tread a path which enrages the unbelievers, nor do they attain from the enemy what they attain, but a good work is written down to them on account of it; surely Allah does not waste the reward of the doers of good (Repentance, 120).
before we break out the congratulatory Bollinger, caveats might beseem us.
In terms of an analysis based purely on the morality of aspiration, a morally reprehensible man is one who fails "to realize his fullest capabilities" (21) and is culpable, not for failing to meet his societal obligations, but for failure to comport with "the conception of proper and fitting conduct, conduct such as beseems a human being functioning at his best.
Also, "Ye young men, let not your thoughts mount higher than beseems a mortal; there are such things as hairs.
nor with all sorts of men; it ill beseems a Mechannick to play the Orator; that urbanity which becomes a Citizen, would relish of too much curiosity in a Countreyman; and that Complement which gives proper grace to a Courtier, would cause derision if presented by a Merchant or a Factor.
Thou wilt bring me soon To that new world of light and bliss, among The gods who live at ease, where I shall reign At thy right hand voluptuous, as beseems Thy daughter and thy darling, without end.
If The Castle of Indolence champions Industry, Thomson's verse-portrait enlists the poet among the idle: "A Bard here dwelt, more fat than Bard beseems," etc.
9-11), said that Lancelot worships Guinevere, and some of his fellow knights worship him and Guinevere, because it more beseems them "To worship woman as true wife beyond / All hopes of gaining, than as maiden girl" (ll.