Antonyms for beseeched

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She knew now why he had beseeched her to think of him as doing what he thought was right.

In vain, however, had she beseeched him to entrust all to her father.

The comely Anna pounced upon her friend, shook her, chided and beseeched her.

I soon made my curiosity known, and beseeched her to gratify it.

Of course he begged and beseeched to build it 193 on Coney Island.

Artemidorus begged and beseeched him to read the paper instantly!

Getting on this plank some of them howled in agony and beseeched me to get off.

Again I beseeched and implored these men of the sea to come with me.

I did indeed propose it; but I ought to have begged, entreated, beseeched it.

I beseeched him to calm himself a little, and to permit me to send for my brother.

WORD ORIGIN

late 12c., bisecen "to beseech, beg urgently," from be- + Middle English secen "to seek" (see seek). German cognate besuchen is merely "to visit." Related: Besought; beseeching.