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misbecome

[mis-bi-kuhm] /ˌmɪs bɪˈkʌm/
verb (used with object), misbecame, misbecome, misbecoming.
1.
to be unsuitable, unbecoming, or unfit for.
Origin of misbecome
1520-1530
First recorded in 1520-30; mis-1 + become
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misbecome

/ˌmɪsbɪˈkʌm/
verb -comes, -coming, -came
1.
(transitive) to be unbecoming to or unsuitable for
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