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adjective as in appealing

adjective as in pleading

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noun as in exhortation

noun as in invocation

noun as in urging

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Example Sentences

He was among those beseeching Cain to accept the word of his superiors.

Every hour, the anthem is played, followed by Orthodox priests intoning prayers and beseeching God not to forsake Ukraine.

The stranger swallows their insults, and casts toward the bridegroom a beseeching glance.

And his glance, anxious and beseeching, sought the Nabob, as though to demand his pardon for all these paradoxical impertinences.

Her voice broke again upon the stillness, with a thrill in it of renewed beseeching.

As censor, instead of beseeching the gods to increase the glory of the State, he begged them to preserve it.

Then she made her appeal in French, using every beseeching word she knew to get him to return it.


On this page you'll find 148 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to beseeching, such as: engaging, tempting, emanate, entrancing, entreating, and imploring.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.