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befall

Synonyms of befall in English:

verb

literary
  • 1 a catastrophe befell their grandsons
    happen to, overtake, come upon, fall upon, hit, strike, be visited on
  • 2 she was to blame for anything that befell
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    Word of the day orthoepy
    Pronunciation: ôrˈTHōəpē
    noun
    the correct or accepted pronunciation of words