befitteth

All Adjective Noun Adverb Verb
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  • Well it befitteth thee to shorten his long suffering with thy good works. Cited from Stories from the Italian Poets, by Leigh Hunt
  • Strive, therefore, to act in such a manner as befitteth so eminent, so august a station. Cited from The Summons of the Lord of Hosts, by Baha'u'llah
  • The state will have a care to dispose of thee as befitteth thy hopes. Cited from The Bravo, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • "O my mother, this befitteth not thy condition." Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vol. 6, Tr. by Burton
  • He hath stored away that which He chose in the vessels of justice, and cast into fire that which befitteth it. Cited from The Summons of the Lord of Hosts, by Baha'u'llah
  • This, truly, is the seclusion that befitteth you, could ye but know it. Cited from The Summons of the Lord of Hosts, by Baha'u'llah
  • For this subject being found, he is immediately ordained, or rather acknowledged, a hero, and put upon such action as befitteth the dignity of his character. Cited from Poetical Works of Pope, Vol. II, by Alexander Pope
  • And see, she is taking her glove off, and her hand is raised to her cheek -- small and delicate it is too, as befitteth her rank and beauty. Cited from The International Monthly Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 1, January, 1852
  • "Nor art thou clad as befitteth one who cometh before the state of Venice in a regatta." Cited from The Bravo, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • Do, therefore, as it pleaseth thee, and treat Us as befitteth thy station and beseemeth thy sovereignty. Cited from The Summons of the Lord of Hosts, by Baha'u'llah
  • But a horse like this befitteth too well a man like thee, Swift to chase the Moors ye routed in the battle, when they flee. Cited from The Lay of the Cid, Translated by Rose & Bacon
  • Thy heart is avaricious, which befitteth thee not. Cited from The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians, by E. A. Wallis Budge
  • P: It befitteth not (the Majesty of) Allah that He should take unto Himself a son. Cited from Three Translations of The Koran (Al-Qur'an) side by side
  • "The heathen is truly upon us, with bloody mind; young, as well as old, must now show faith in the protection of our master, and such courage as befitteth believers." Cited from The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish,byJames Fenimore Cooper
  • It befitteth not after the rest have begun: that were the more shameful if without fighting we should go to Olympus to the bronze-thresholded house of Zeus. Cited from The Iliad of Homer, trans. Andrew Lang, et al.
  • She ill befitteth that high estate with that face like a monkey's favour; and, save her youth, I know nothing that could commend her to his Highness that he should so exalt her above her fellows. Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vo1. 13, Tr. by Burton
  • Burton "And let every handmaid be robed in raiment that befitteth queens wearing." Cited from Alaeddin and the Enchanted Lamp, by John Payne
  • The first was that they loved each other; the second that they were in his house and in his grasp; and the third that it befitteth a King to be deliberate in judging and ordering between folk, and how much more so in cases where he himself is concerned! Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vol. 4, Tr. by Burton
  • But now, if ye have lamented as much as ye deem befitteth warriors, let us tarry here no longer; for even yet meseemeth shall we be safer behind walls, now that our chief and captain is slain, I scarce know in what quarrel. Cited from The Water of the Wondrous Isles, by William Morris
  • So Atra went up to her, and knelt before her and gave her the scrolls, and she looked on her grimly, and smiled evilly, and said: Kneel there yet; and ye others kneel also, till I see what befitteth you. Cited from The Water of the Wondrous Isles, by William Morris
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