Thursday, May 10, 2012
Definitions for obtest
- To supplicate earnestly; beseech.
- To invoke as witness.
- To protest.
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Citations for obtest
I constrain, adjure, obtest and strongly command you.
And whosoever she be, even with the form of words which to miserable wretches is granted most exaudible, I pray, and do with those prayers most heartily obtest, which are in the ears of the hearers of them most effectual, that she may never taste of such bitter miseries.
Origin of obtest
Obtest comes from the Latin roots ob-, a prefix meaning "toward", and the root test, meaning "witness."