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becoming

be·com·ing

becoming

 
pronunciation:
b kuh mIng
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: pleasing or attractive.
She is very becoming.That shirt is becoming on you.
synonyms:
attractive, comely, flattering, handsome
antonyms:
unbecoming
similar words:
cute, pretty
definition 2: suitable or proper in behavior.
He addresses his elders with a becoming deference.
synonyms:
befitting
antonyms:
unbecoming, unbefitting
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part of speech: noun
definition: any change, considered as a process.
similar words:
change, conversion, evolution, growth, metamorphosis, transformation, transition
derivation: becomingly (adv.)