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Appropriate; suitable; proper.

be·fit′ting·ly adv.
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Adv.1.befittingly - in an appropriate manner; "he was appropriately dressed"
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Having sniffed the raid, the suspects resorted to firing; cops befittingly responded and killed four terrorists.
Having sniffed the raid, the suspects resorted to firing, cops befittingly responded and killed four terrorists.
He stressed the need for such drills, saying they harness capabilities of the personnel and help them perform befittingly in real situations.
Indian terrorism against innocent citizens shall be responded befittingly, he said.
Whereas earlier this year, the Pakistan Army befittingly responded to unprovoked firing by the Indian security forces at the Working Boundary (WB), leaving at least one Indian troop dead and two others wounded on Thursday.
If 'unstoppable' was a word for a blockbuster film, it would befittingly describe the box office status of Punjab Nahi Jaungi (PNJ) , last year's most successful film, that is creating one record after another.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Defence Khurram Dastagir Khan befittingly responded to US president Donald Trump over his recent tweet, saying that no one should give deadline to Pakistan as it is an independent state.
Pakistan Army befittingly responded on July 9 causing substantial losses to men and material.
Therefore the honour of hauling the last British Railways tour known as the 'Fifteen Guinea' special was befittingly bestowed upon 70013.
Not-with-standing our desire for enduring peace with our neighbours, any hostile action anywhere along our frontiers shall be responded most befittingly, he added.
Terming the Indian firing "unprovoked", the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement said Pakistani troops are befittingly responding to the firing.
In one other story, it was befittingly revealed how copying his father the son gets addicted to intoxicants.