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beseeching

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

asking humbly
  • a beseeching letter from his parents asking him to bring the grandchildren for a long overdue visit

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beseeching

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Synonyms of beseeching (Entry 2 of 3)

beseeching

verb
present participle of beseech

Synonyms & Antonyms of beseeching (Entry 3 of 3)

to make a request to (someone) in an earnest or urgent manner
  • parishioners ardently beseeched the local bishop not to close their beloved church

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The first known use of beseeching was in 1704

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“Beseeching.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/beseeching. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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