I'm currently working on a college essay with a 350 max word count. I want the essay to be precise, dense, and meaningful. Is there an elegant replacement for "I became friends with"?
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The word you're looking for is befriend. It is a transitive verb with the definition:
to become or act as a friend to
- befriended the new student