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Beseech

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Verb (usu participle)
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be=seech

CIDE DICTIONARY

Beseechv. t. [OE. bisechen, biseken (akin to G. besuchen to visit); pref. be- + sechen, seken, to seek. See Seek.].
     To ask or entreat with urgency; to supplicate; to implore.  [1913 Webster]
    "I beseech you, punish me not with your hard thoughts."  [1913 Webster]
    "But Eve . . . besought his peace."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To beg; to crave.
Beseechn. 
     Solicitation; supplication.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Beseech, v.tr. (past and past part. besought or beseeched)
1 (foll. by for, or to + infin.) entreat.
2 ask earnestly for.

Derivative
beseeching adj.
Etymology
ME f. BE- + secan SEEK

THESAURUS

Beseech

adjure, appeal, appeal to, beg, call for help, call on, call upon, clamor for, commune with God, conjure, crave, cry for, cry on, cry to, entreat, give thanks, impetrate, implore, importune, imprecate, invoke, kneel to, make supplication, obtest, offer a prayer, petition, plead, plead for, plead with, pray, pray over, recite the rosary, return thanks, run to, say grace, supplicate

ROGET THESAURUS

Beseech

Request

VB request, ask, beg, crave, sue, pray, petition, solicit, invite, pop the question, make bold to ask, beg leave, beg a boon, apply to, call to, put to, call upon, call for, make a request, address a request, prefer a request, put up a request, make a prayer, address a prayer, prefer a prayer, put up a prayer, make a petition, address a petition, prefer a petition, put up a petition, make application, make a requisition, ask trouble, ask one for, claim, offer up prayers, whistle for, beg hard, entreat, beseech, plead, supplicate, implore, conjure, adjure, obtest, cry to, kneel to, appeal to, invoke, evoke, impetrate, imprecate, ply, press, urge, beset, importune, dun, tax, clamor for, cry aloud, cry for help, fall on one's knees, throw oneself at the feet of, come down on one's marrowbones, beg from door to door, send the hat round, go a begging, mendicate, mump, cadge, beg one's bread, dance attendance on, besiege, knock at the door, bespeak, canvass, tout, make interest, court, seek, bid for, publish the banns.

Worship

VB worship, lift up the heart, aspire, revere, adore, do service, pay homage, humble oneself, kneel, bow the knee, bend the knee, fall down, fall on one's knees, prostrate oneself, bow down and worship, pray, invoke, supplicate, put up, offer up prayers, offer petitions, beseech, say one's prayers, tell one's beads, return thanks, give thanks, say grace, bless, praise, laud, glorify, magnify, sing praises, give benediction, lead the choir, intone, deacon, deacon off propitiate, offer sacrifice, fast, deny oneself, vow, offer vows, give alms, work out one's salvation, go to church, attend service, attend mass, communicate.


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