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befitted

verb
past tense of befit

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to be fitting or proper
  • spoke politely of the deceased, as befitted the occasion

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“Befitted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/befitted. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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