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be·com·ing

becoming

 
pronunciation:
b kuh mIng
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: pleasing or attractive.
He found their daughter very becoming and hoped to see her again.That dress looks like nothing on the hanger, but it is quite becoming on you.
synonyms:
attractive, comely, handsome
antonyms:
unbecoming
similar words:
cute, pretty
definition 2: suitable or proper in behavior.
He addresses his elders with a becoming deference.Your behavior is not becoming of a gentleman.
synonyms:
befitting
antonyms:
unbecoming, unbefitting
definition 3: flattering or showing off to advantage.
That color looks bad on me, but it is very becoming to you.I don't think her severe hairstyle is becoming to her face.
synonyms:
flattering
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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.)