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Behind one's back
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behind-the-scenes
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-- Behoof --
Behoovable
Behoove
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Behowl
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Beige
beige toaster
beigel
Beijing
Beijing dialect
Beild
Being
beingness

Behoof

Be`hoof´
n.1.Advantage; profit; benefit; interest; use.
No mean recompense it brings
To your behoof.
- Milton.

BEHOOF. As a word of discourse, Signifies need, (egestas, necessitas, indigentia.) It comes from behoove, (Sax. behoven,) to need or have need of. In a secondary sense, which is the law sense of the word, it signifies use, service, profit, advantage, (interesse, opus.) It occurs in conveyances of land in fee simple.

advantage, avail, behalf, benefit, benison, blessing, boon, convenience, gain, good, interest, percentage, point, profit, service, use, value, welfare, well-being, world of good, worth
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