- to entreat solemnly; beseech; supplicate.
Origin of obsecrate
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- (tr) a rare word for beseech
C16: from Latin obsecrāre to entreat (in the name of the gods), from ob- for the sake of + sacrāre to hold in reverence; see sacred
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