Definition of Beseeching

1. Adjective. Begging.




Definition of Beseeching

1. a. Entreating urgently; imploring; as, a beseeching look.

Definition of Beseeching

1. Verb. (present participle of beseech) ¹

2. Noun. A heartfelt plea. ¹

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Definition of Beseeching

1. beseech [v] - See also: beseech

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beseeching

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bescreen
bescreened
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bescreens
bescribble
bescribbled
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besee
beseech
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beseechers
beseeches
beseeching (current term)
beseechingly
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beseechments
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Literary usage of Beseeching

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1. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"With a face of beseeching he put his arm round her and pressed her head tenderly under his. They sat so for some moments. Then she lifted her head again and ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"«SPIRTO GENTIL CHE QUELLE MEMBRA REGGI» To RIENZI, beseeching HIM TO RESTORE TO ROME HER ANCIENT LIBERTY SPIRIT heroic! who with fire divine ..."

3. Bradford's History "of Plimoth Plantation.": From the Original Manuscript by William Bradford, Massachusetts General Court, Massachusetts Office of the Secretary of State (1899)
"... rather then his name & truth should be evill spoken of for us. Thus saluting all of you in love, and beseeching y* Lord to give a blesing to our ..."

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