Beseeching
Beseeching Be*seech"ing, a. Entreating urgently; imploring; as, a beseeching look. -- {Be*seech"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Be*seech"ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • beseeching — index precatory, solicitous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • beseeching — (n.) supplication, prayer, c.1300, verbal noun from BESEECH (Cf. beseech). Related: Beseechingly; beseechingness …   Etymology dictionary

  • beseeching — [[t]bɪsi͟ːtʃɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED A beseeching expression, gesture, or tone of voice suggests that the person who has or makes it very much wants someone to do something. [WRITTEN] She clung to him and looked up into his face with beseeching eyes.… …   English dictionary

  • Beseeching — Beseech Be*seech , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Besought}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Beseeching}.] [OE. bisechen, biseken (akin to G. besuchen to visit); pref. be + sechen, seken, to seek. See {Seek}.] 1. To ask or entreat with urgency; to supplicate; to implore …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beseeching — sb. Ps. cxviii. 159. Wright’s L. P. p. 95 …   Oldest English Words

  • beseeching — be·seech || bɪ siːtʃ v. entreat, plead, beg, ask earnestly, request …   English contemporary dictionary

  • beseeching — adjective begging • Syn: ↑pleading, ↑imploring • Ant: ↑imperative • Similar to: ↑adjuratory, ↑importunate, ↑mendicant, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Beseechingly — Beseeching Be*seech ing, a. Entreating urgently; imploring; as, a beseeching look. {Be*seech ing*ly}, adv. {Be*seech ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beseechingness — Beseeching Be*seech ing, a. Entreating urgently; imploring; as, a beseeching look. {Be*seech ing*ly}, adv. {Be*seech ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • entreaty — Beseeching, or suppliant, or prayerful in nature. In re Sloan s Estate, 7 Cal.App.2d 319, 46 P.2d 1007, 1018 …   Black's law dictionary

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