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be·seech / biˈsēch/ • v. (past -sought / -ˈsôt/ or -seeched) formal or literary ask (someone) urgently and fervently to do something; implore; entreat: [tr.] they beseeched him to stay [tr.] “You have got to believe me,” Gloria beseeched him [as adj.] (beseeching) a beseeching gaze. DERIVATIVES: be·seech·ing·ly adv.

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beseech

beseech XII. f. BE- + seche SEEK. The type beseek was current XII–XVII.

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beseech

beseechbeach, beech, beseech, bleach, breach, breech, each, impeach, leach, leech, outreach, peach, pleach, preach, reach, screech, speech, teach •horseleech

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