beseems


beseems
be·seem || bɪ'siːm v. suit, fit

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  • beseem — verb /bɪˈsiːm/ a) To appear, seem, look (with some qualifying word). This inn beseems well for a weary traveller. b) To be appropriate or creditable (without qualifying word). , 1819: “Lady,” said Cedric, “this beseems not; were further pledge… …   Wiktionary

  • Thomas Bastard — The Reverend Thomas Bastard (1565/1566 – April 19, 1618) was an English clergyman famed for his published English language epigrams.LifeBorn in Blandford (Dorset) England, Bastard is best known for seven books of 285 epigrams entitled… …   Wikipedia

  • beseem — /bi seem /, Archaic. v.t. 1. to be fit for or worthy of; become: conduct that beseems a gentleman. v.i. 2. to be suitable or fitting. [1175 1225; ME bisemen. See BE , SEEM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Theodore Roosevelt: Inaugural Address — ▪ Primary Source       Saturday, March 4, 1905       My fellow citizens, no people on earth have more cause to be thankful than ours, and this is said reverently, in no spirit of boastfulness in our own strength, but with gratitude to the Giver… …   Universalium

  • conjecture — vb Conjecture, surmise, guess are comparable as verbs, meaning to draw an inference from slight evi dence, and as nouns, denoting an inference based upon such evidence. Conjecture implies formation of an opinion or judgment upon what is… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • beseem — [bē sēm′, bisēm′] vi. [ME bisemen: see BE & SEEM] Archaic to be suitable or appropriate (to): what appears to be the direct object of the verb (e.g., him in “it ill beseems him”) is really the indirect object …   English World dictionary

  • be|seem´ing|ly — be|seem «bih SEEM», Archaic. transitive verb. to seem proper for; befit; suit: »I have already laughed more than beseems my cloth (Nathaniel Hawthorne). SYNONYM(S): become. –v.i. to seem proper or fitting. ╂[Middle English bisemen < bi… …   Useful english dictionary

  • be|seem — «bih SEEM», Archaic. transitive verb. to seem proper for; befit; suit: »I have already laughed more than beseems my cloth (Nathaniel Hawthorne). SYNONYM(S): become. –v.i. to seem proper or fitting. ╂[Middle English bisemen < bi (intensive) + …   Useful english dictionary


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