- to implore urgently: They besought him to go at once.
- to beg eagerly for; solicit.
- to make urgent appeal: Earnestly did I beseech, but to no avail.
Origin of beseech
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Related Words for beseechinglyvigorously, eagerly, hastily, frantically, earnestly, compellingly, anxious, excitedly, impetuously, beseechingly, emotionally, enthusiastically, gravely, imperiously, imploringly, importunately, persuasively, precipitately
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Historical Examples of beseechingly
She looked so beseechingly at us, and so like my own little Cordelia, by God!In the Valley
"Nay, but have mercy on me, have mercy on me," cried 'Becca beseechingly.The Shadow of a Crime
And now she looked at him beseechingly, as if to beg him only not to scorn her gift.The Prisoner
She rouses and listens, then the little hand creeps into his beseechingly.Floyd Grandon's Honor
Amanda Minnie Douglas
"Tell me about it," said the girl, beseechingly, and her breath came short and hot.The Doomsman
Van Tassel Sutphen
- (tr) to ask (someone) earnestly (to do something or for something); beg