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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Pleaded or begged for.

Usage examples (35)
  • Verb (used with object) : They besought him to go at once
  • Verb (used without object) : Earnestly did I beseech, but to no avail
  • A crowd was now gathering, and Mrs. Mirvan again besought her husband to go into the house.
  • John, who, in the most abject terms besought pardon for the injuries he had inflicted. for more
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