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  • as inback down
  • as inback out
  • as inrefuse
  • as inchicken out

synonyms for beg off

  • abandon
  • admit
  • back off
  • back out
  • backtrack
  • balk
  • cancel
  • cave in
  • concede
  • give in
  • give up
  • pull back
  • pull out
  • renege
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • take back
  • withdraw
  • accede
  • acquiesce
  • back pedal
  • bow out
  • chicken out
  • cop out
  • demur
  • give ground
  • go back on
  • have no fight left
  • hold back
  • recant
  • recoil
  • resign
  • submit
  • wimp out
  • withdraw from agreement or statement
  • yield
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antonyms for beg off

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  • advance
  • allow
  • dispute
  • dissent
  • fight
  • permit
  • refuse
  • reject
  • uphold
  • go forward
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How to use beg off in a sentence

A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
They competed for it only in order to get a morsel of food, so they would not have to beg it from door to door.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Monsieur le Maire,” said he, “I should like to examine the premises, and beg that you will have the kindness to accompany me.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
I beg to trouble you with a few wild ideas of mine, which perhaps may some future day benefit the public.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
I am very much obliged for your continued favours, and beg pardon for so often troubling you.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
I hope you will fully consider this business, and must beg you will have the goodness to write to me by return of post.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
It may well betide that you shall come to beg upon your knees for this alliance with a man whom you tell me that you hate.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Farmers often lose their entire stock of plants, and are forced to send miles to beg or buy of a more fortunate planter.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Nevertheless, I shall take care thy intent is honest, Hossein Beg.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I beg your pardon, but she isn't, and will be apt to be quiet when she makes up her mind that she is deserted.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
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