Beseeched



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

Hallucinating Away a Heroin Addiction Abby Haglage May 3, 2014
Team Romney Plays the Electoral Numbers in Frenzied Final Stretch David Freedlander November 3, 2012

Historical Examples

Life of Mary Queen of Scots, Volume II (of 2) Henry Glassford Bell
The Four Million

O. Henry
Then I’ll Come Back to You Larry Evans
Spring Street James H. Richardson
On the Seaboard August Strindberg
Sketches New and Old, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
A Description of Millenium Hall Sarah Scott
The Flying Bo’sun Arthur Mason

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

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