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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One who begs or implores.

Usage examples (4)
  • Verb (used with object) : They besought him to go at once
  • Verb (used without object) : Earnestly did I beseech, but to no avail
  • This is an assailer, and not debtor, a breaker and destroyer, and no sinner but a despoiler, we see him a judge but no beseecher, he comes for to fight and not to be...
  • Mr. Trunnion by the husband, his answer was nothing but a dreadful effusion of oaths, accompanied with such a stare, and delivered in such a tone of voice, as terrified the... for more
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