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Adjective: becoming  bi'kú-ming
  1. According with custom or propriety
    "her becoming modesty";
    - comely [archaic], comme il faut, decorous, seemly
  2. Displaying or setting off to best advantage
    "a becoming new shade of rose"; "a becoming portrait"
Verb: become (became,become)  bi'kúm
  1. Enter or assume a certain state or condition
    "He became annoyed when he heard the bad news";
    - go, get
  2. Undergo a change or development
    "Her former friend became her worst enemy";
    - turn
  3. Come into existence
    "What becomes has duration"
  4. Enhance the appearance of
    "Mourning becomes Electra";
    - suit

See also: come along, flattering, get over, make headway, proper

Type of: beautify, change state, embellish, fancify, metamorphose, prettify, transform, transmute, turn

Encyclopedia: Becoming, Part Two