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synonyms for beseeching

  • engaging
  • tempting
  • emanate
  • entrancing
  • entreating
  • imploring
  • pleading
  • present
  • supplicating
  • agreeable
  • cute
  • lovable
  • nice

antonyms for beseeching

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  • repulsive
  • cheerful
  • happy
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      How to use beseeching in a sentence

      The stranger swallows their insults, and casts toward the bridegroom a beseeching glance.
      FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
      And his glance, anxious and beseeching, sought the Nabob, as though to demand his pardon for all these paradoxical impertinences.
      THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
      Her voice broke again upon the stillness, with a thrill in it of renewed beseeching.
      COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
      As censor, instead of beseeching the gods to increase the glory of the State, he begged them to preserve it.
      THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
      Then she made her appeal in French, using every beseeching word she knew to get him to return it.
      NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
      Koyala's eyes lowered before his beseeching gaze and the earnestness of his plea.
      THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
      More wishful beseeching must surely have softened a Deity with a sunburned nose and a double chin!
      THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
      Tessibel was holding the infant up toward him, with a beseeching expression in her eyes that staggered him.
      TESS OF THE STORM COUNTRYGRACE MILLER WHITE
      He twice saw men, stricken as they walked, creep away like animals, beseeching help from those who fled in dismay.
      THE RED CITYS. WEIR MITCHELL
      And, as if praying to him, she joined her hands, turning a pair of beseeching eyes upon him.
      THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
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      WORDS RELATED TO BESEECHING

      • agreeable
      • beseeching
      • cute
      • emanate
      • engaging
      • entrancing
      • entreating
      • imploring
      • lovable
      • nice
      • pleading
      • present
      • supplicating
      • tempting
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