Obsecrate



[ob-si-kreyt] /ˈɒb sɪˌkreɪt/

verb (used with object), obsecrated, obsecrating.
1.
to entreat solemnly; beseech; supplicate.
/ˈɒbsɪˌkreɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) a rare word for beseech

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