Words nearby behest
Examples from the Web for behest
Jackson declined to comment on the case, saying it was at the behest of his lawyer.
The pair were working at the behest of a human-rights organization called the Global Network for Rights and Development (GNRD).
I explained I was in the country at the behest of the Department of State, as a kind of cultural ambassador.GOP Hypocrisy: Outraged Over Benghazi, Silent on Iraq|Jay Parini|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or the time he ran and hid—at his mother's behest—during the Battle of the Blackwater.Game of Thrones’ ‘The Lion and the Rose’: Joffrey’s Demented, Shocking Royal Wedding|Andrew Romano|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The following day, Magnitsky was arrested at the behest of Lt. Col. Kuznetsov.
I have disobeyed your behest; but you know not how I have been urged, and my pained soul cannot support the repetition.The Sylph, Volume I and II|Georgiana Cavendish
Why, he had asked himself, should he run about London at the behest of Séverac Bablon?The Sins of Sverac Bablon|Sax Rohmer
I convinced him that I had come at the behest of Flora Desimone.The Place of Honeymoons|Harold MacGrath
Neither of the two frightened women stirred hand or foot to fulfil the master's behest.A Charming Fellow, Volume III (of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
It would have been useless to tell him so, for he would not have obeyed the behest contained in such an assertion.Marion Fay|Anthony Trollope