Antonyms for besought

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She had re-appeared; it was she herself who now sobbed and besought him to be tender and merciful.

A friendly federal judge was besought to stop me by an injunction.

He snatched my hand, and besought me not to leave him in displeasure.

Soon it was I who besought the Count to fly—to leave me—to see me no more.

Then in lowered tones she besought him to be quiet and to let her alone.

Labordette called her a goose and besought her to be silent.

Again Jean, in stammering, disconnected sentences, besought him to be quiet.

I besought him to “be quiet,” and then I would tell him all about it.

I besought him to admit her forthwith, and presently she came.

Upon those grounds she besought me to forgive him and let him go.