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beseeming


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beseeming  \Be*seem"ing\,  n. 
  1.  Appearance;  look  garb.  [Obs.] 
 
  I  .  .  .  did  company  these  three  in  poor  beseeming. 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Comeliness.  --Baret. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beseeming  \Be*seem"ing\,  a. 
  Becoming;  suitable.  [Archaic]  --  {Be*seem"ing*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Be*seem"ing*ness},  n. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Beseem  \Be*seem"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Beseemed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Beseeming}.]  [Pref.  be-  +  seem.] 
  Literally:  To  appear  or  seem  (well,  ill,  best,  etc.)  for 
  one  to  do  or  to  have  Hence:  To  be  fit  suitable,  or  proper 
  for  or  worthy  of  to  become  to  befit. 
 
  A  duty  well  beseeming  the  preachers.  --Clarendon. 
 
  What  form  of  speech  or  behavior  beseemeth  us  in  our 
  prayers  to  God  ?  --Hocker. 




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