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Present participle for to affect, or happen to, someone or something in particular
“Summoning emergency help should an injury befall a walker would have been almost impossible.”
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Present participle for to happen, transpire, or take place
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“Instructions are to be religiously observed whatsoever should befall.”
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Present participle for to afflict or haunt with (harm)
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Present participle for to agree or correspond exactly
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An unfortunate incident that happens unexpectedly and unintentionally, typically resulting in damage or injury
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“The planetary germ-plasm is a commons befalling generation on generation, and it is at risk.”
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