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bechance, betide, chance, come to pass, ensue, fall, follow, happen, materialize, occur, supervene, take place, transpire     (informal)  
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  ( befalls    3rd person present)   ( befalling    present participle)   ( befell    past tense)   ( befallen    past participle  ) If something bad or unlucky befalls you, it happens to you.  
LITERARY      verb  
...the disaster that befell the island of Flores.      V n  

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ball, behalf, belle, belly

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