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beseech
used in This Side of Paradise

3 uses
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Definition
to ask strongly or beg for something
  • She looked left and right, she slipped cautiously into a speed of two miles an hour, beseeching Amory to act as sentinel; and at one busy crossing she made him get out and run ahead to signal her forward like a traffic policeman.
    1.1 — Amory, Son of Beatrice (50% in)
  • I can imagine the stream of hysterical women fluttering at your doors, beseeching you to be simpatico"—then after an interlude filled by the clergyman—"but my mood—is—oddly dissimilar."
    1.1 — Amory, Son of Beatrice (13% in)
  • Axia's beseeching voice floated down the shaft.
    1.3 — The Egotist Considers (80% in)

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