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betide

be·tide

betide

 
pronunciation:
b taId
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: betided, betides, betiding
definition: to happen to; befall.
Woe betide us if we get caught!
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to come to pass; happen.
Woe betide if war comes.
similar words:
befall, come to pass
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