beseecher

beseech

[bih-seech]
verb (used with object), besought or beseeched, beseeching.
1.
to implore urgently: They besought him to go at once.
2.
to beg eagerly for; solicit.
verb (used without object), besought or beseeched, beseeching.
3.
to make urgent appeal: Earnestly did I beseech, but to no avail.

Origin:
before 1100; Middle English bisechen, Old English besēcan. See be-, seek

beseecher, noun
beseechingly, adverb
beseechingness, noun
unbeseeching, adjective
unbeseechingly, adverb


1. pray, petition, supplicate, adjure. 1, 2. entreat, importune.
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beseech (bɪˈsiːtʃ)
 
vb , -seeches, -seeching, -sought, -seeched
(tr) to ask (someone) earnestly (to do something or for something); beg
 
[C12: see be-, seek; related to Old Frisian besēka]
 
be'seecher
 
n
 
be'seeching
 
adj
 
be'seechingly
 
adv

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beseech
late 12c., bisecen "to beseech, beg urgently," from be- + M.E. secen "to seek" (see seek). Ger. cognate besuchen is merely "to visit."
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