Beseech



to implore urgently:
They besought him to go at once.
to beg eagerly for; solicit.
to make urgent appeal:
Earnestly did I beseech, but to no avail.
Contemporary Examples

Israeli High Court Judges Let the Oppressed Go Free at Yom Kippur Joshua Bloom September 17, 2013

Historical Examples

The Prince of India, Volume II Lew. Wallace
The Dramatic Values in Plautus Wilton Wallace Blancke
The Barber of Paris Charles Paul de Kock
The Imaginary Invalid Molire
Captain Macedoine’s Daughter William McFee
The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Emile Zola
The Chronicle of the Norman Conquest Master Wace
Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) Maria Edgeworth
The Fair Maid of Perth Sir Walter Scott

verb -seeches, -seeching, -sought, -seeched
(transitive) to ask (someone) earnestly (to do something or for something); beg
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