beseech
verb (-seeched or besought; -seeching) Etymology: Middle English besechen, from be- + sechen to seek Date: 12th century transitive verb 1. to beg for urgently or anxiously 2. to request earnestly ; implore intransitive verb to make supplication Synonyms: see begbeseechingly adverb

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  • Beseech — Основная информация …   Википедия

  • 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beseech — was the name of a Gothic metal band from Borås, Sweden. The group has disbanded and have actually formed two other bands, TWDSO (also known as Those We Don t Speak Of) and The Mary Major.Members* Erik Molarin vocals * Lotta Höglin vocals * Robert …   Wikipedia

  • Beseech — Pays d’origine Borås,  Suede !Suède Genre musical Gothic metal Années d activité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Beseech — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Gothic Metal Gründung 1992 Auflösung 2006 Website …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • beseech — (v.) late 12c., bisecen to beseech, beg urgently, from BE (Cf. be ) + M.E. secen to seek (see SEEK (Cf. seek)). German cognate besuchen is merely to visit. Related: Besought; BESEECHING (Cf. beseeching) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Beseech — Be*seech , n. Solicitation; supplication. [Obs. or Poetic] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beseech — index call (appeal to), exhort, importune, petition, plead (implore), pray, pressure …   Law dictionary

  • beseech — entreat, implore, supplicate, *beg, importune, adjure Analogous words: pray, petition, sue, plead, appeal (see under PRAYER) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • beseech — [v] beg adjure, appeal, ask, call upon, crave, entreat, implore, importune, invoke, petition, plead, pray, solicit, sue, supplicate; concept 48 Ant. give, offer …   New thesaurus

  • beseech — ► VERB (past and past part. besought or beseeched) chiefly literary ▪ ask (someone) fervently for something. ORIGIN Old English, related to SEEK(Cf. ↑seeker) …   English terms dictionary

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