Etymology
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begrime (v.)

"cover with dirt," 1530s, from be- + grime (n.). Related: Begrimed.

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bedaub (v.)

"besmear, soil," 1550s, from be- + daub (v.). Related: Bedaubed; bedaubing.

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bethump (v.)

"to beat soundly," 1590s, from be- + thump. Related: Bethumped; bethumping.

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befit (v.)

"suit, be suitable to," mid-15c., from be- + fit (v.). Related: Befitted; befitting.

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bejewel (v.)

"provide or adorn with jewels," 1550s, from be- + jewel. Related: Bejeweled.

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begone (interj.)

"go away! depart!" late 14c., contracted from imperative verbal phrase be gone!; see be + gone.

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befog (v.)

c. 1600, from be- + fog. Related: Befogged; befogging.

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bechance (v.)

"to happen, chance," 1520s, from be- + chance (v.). Related: Bechanced; bechancing.

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beseem (v.)

early 13c., "to seem; to be seemly," from be- + seem (v.). Related: Beseemed; beseeming.

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bedeck (v.)

"to adorn," 1560s, from be- + deck (v.). Related: Bedecked; bedecking.

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