Befitted
Befit Be*fit", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Befitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Befitting}.] To be suitable to; to suit; to become. [1913 Webster]

That name best befits thee. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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