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Definition of Became

  • imp. of Become.

How to use became in a sentence. Became pronunciation.

His face became grave, he turned the cigar round in his mouth.
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He drew himself up with dignity, his face became graver.
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For the sake of her future it was her duty to shield herself from any imputation which might as unjustly as scandalously arise, if the facts of that black hour ever became known.
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Lacey became red in the face.
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If it became another's, there might be peril.
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Time and intrigue and conspiracy had distracted his mind, and the Jehad became the fixed aim and end of his life.
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The storm was increasing, and it became evident that it was better to take the hazard of beaching the boat than go down in a hundred fathoms of water; so we ran in, with tall white-caps following, and I sat down in the stern-sheets and pointed her head-on to the shore.
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But the rock became more compact, presently, and gads and crowbars came into play.
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Whilst both the Bawd and Whore which he had wasted all upon, forsook him without so much as minding what became of him; but left him poor and penniless, to seek his Bread where he could get it.
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This was a very sensible Trouble to me; for having been used to those Delights which my Youth and high-feeding requir'd for about three Quarters of a Year, it became very irksome to me to be abridged of 'em.
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She dismissed the Legate Quintillus, who was so anxious to please me-I may thank that fool of a woman that he became my enemy-but he was older even than I, and she likes young men best.
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When presently his handsome wife attracted the notice of the legate, he endeavored to gain profit and advancement through her, but Sirona had rebuffed Quintillus with such insulting disrespect, that his superior officer became the centurion's enemy, and contrived to procure his removal to the oasis, which was tantamount to banishment.
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Her gaze became more and more staring and glazed, and she felt as if the rock, on which she was sitting, were changing into the ship which had brought her from Massilia to Ostia.
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Her ridicule of Mr. Bowling's person and character became, in this new light, a proof of desire to resist her inclinations.
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Louise became light-hearted and mirthful; her companion, though less abandoned to the mood of the moment, wore a hopeful countenance.
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Louise out of the way, he at once became cool and resourceful.
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Silent, and wondering in gloomy resignation what new annoyance was prepared for her, Emmeline sat with eyes averted, whilst the stout woman mopped her face and talked disconnectedly of the hardships of travelling in such weather as this; when at length she reached her point, Mrs. Higgins became lucid and emphatic.
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Her requests of the servants became orders, such as she would have given in a hotel or lodging-house, but no distinctly offensive word escaped her.
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Filled with enthusiasm for Pushkin, he nevertheless took a different course, and became Russia's first great novelist.
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Many English readers used to say that the novels of George Eliot were "profoundly sad,"-it became almost a hackneyed phrase.
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Examples of Became

Example #1
Lucky for me that in Mexico I got into the habit of carrying a pop-gun.
Example #2
They were 'kourbashing' his feet; I landed on them as the soles came away.
Example #3
He had come in a Quaker suit of black broadcloth, with grey steel buttons, and a plain white stock; and he wore his broad-brimmed hat-to the consternation of the British Consul-General and the Europeans present, to the amazement of the Turkish and native officials, who eyed him keenly.
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To afford amusement to the assembled company?
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He had seen it in the look of her face last night.
Example #6
And yet a sudden wave of pity for her rushed over him, because the conviction seized him that she would also in her heart take upon herself the burden of his guilt as though it were her own.