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beseech
used in Wuthering Heights

3 uses
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Definition
to ask strongly or beg for something
  • We thought a bolt had fallen in the middle of us; and Joseph swung on to his knees, beseeching the Lord to remember the patriarchs Noah and Lot, and, as in former times, spare the righteous, though he smote the ungodly.
    Chapter 9 (70% in)
  • I sha'n't tell my reasons for making this inquiry; but I beseech you to explain, if you can, what I have married: that is, when you call to see me; and you must call, Ellen, very soon.
    Chapter 13 (23% in)
  • I went, at the earliest opportunity, and besought him to depart; affirming that Catherine was better, and he should hear from me in the morning how she passed the night.
    Chapter 15 (97% in)

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