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beseech

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of beseech

  1. to make a request to (someone) in an earnest or urgent manner <parishioners ardently beseeched the local bishop not to close their beloved church> Synonyms appeal (to), beg, besiege, conjure, entreat, impetrate, implore, importune, petition, plead (to), pray, solicit, supplicateRelated Words bludge [chiefly Australian & New Zealand], cadge, mooch, sponge; ask, desire, invoke, request, sue; claim, coerce, command, compel, demand, force, insist, requireNear Antonyms hint, imply, intimate, suggest; appease, conciliate, gratify, mollify, oblige, pacify, placate, please, satisfy; comfort, console, content, quiet




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