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behead to cut off the head of, usu. as a means of execution.
beheld past tense and past participle of behold.
behemoth a huge beast, perhaps a hippopotamus, mentioned in the Book of Job in the Old Testament. [2 definitions]
behest an order or command. [2 definitions]
behind in or at the back of; on the other side of. [10 definitions]
behind bars in jail or prison.
behindhand slow or tardy. [3 definitions]
behind one's back when one is not present; secretly.
behind the scenes not in view or on display; in private; in secret.
behold to see or observe. [2 definitions]
beholden indebted for favors or material aid; obligated.
beholder one who looks or sees.
behoof advantage, benefit, or use.
behoove to be necessary or suitable for; befit. [2 definitions]
behove British spelling of "behoove."
beige a soft grayish tan color.
beignet a square-shaped piece of fried dough topped with powdered sugar, sometimes filled with chocolate, cheese, fruit, or the like. [2 definitions]
Beijing the capital of China; Peking.
being the state or fact of living or existing. [3 definitions]
Beirut the seaport capital of Lebanon.
bejewel to ornament or cover with or as if with jewels.