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The face of the young man softened as he met his father's beseeching eyes.

In the most pathetic way she dragged herself after me, moaning and beseeching for help.

"I beg you to go and unhook it," said he, beseeching his companion.

Fraser asked again, his voice suddenly suave and beseeching.

I remember hearing him beseeching them to lay him down and let him die.

I despatch it now, hoping it is all right, but beseeching you to see it is.

How caressingly the blue sky bent over him, beseeching him to stay!

But he only shook his head as he looked down in the beautiful, beseeching face.

Letters now kept pouring in to him, from all sides, beseeching him to reply.

He was threatening her and beseeching her indulgence in the same look.

WORD ORIGIN

"supplication, prayer," c.1300, verbal noun from beseech. Related: Beseechingly; beseechingness.

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