beseeching beseeching  /bi ˈsi tʃɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) begging

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In all my years as a journalist I had never seen anything like this: a ragtag army with wailing families in tow, beseeching me to take news of their plight to the outside world.
  2. And Paulson, when he's not busy battling financial crises here, can usually be found in China beseeching the authorities there to let their currency rise against the dollar.
  3. Arafat worked the phones, dialing diplomats around the world, beseeching them for help.

News

  • Road Warrior: How to lure 'skywalkers' not crossing that bridge

    We’ve been assured that crews would be working feverishly in Weehawken this weekend to tack up more signs beseeching commuters to please, pretty-please use the new pedestrian span over busy Port Imperial Boulevard to reach buses, ferries and light-rail trains.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Record

Quotes

  1. "Like a feather caught in a vortex, Williams ran around the square of bases at the centre of our beseeching screaming. He ran as he always ran out home runs - hurriedly, unsmiling head down," Updike wrote. "The papers said that the other...
    on Jan 27, 2009 By: John Updike Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "I am beseeching you not to play into their hands, not to provide them with what they are seeking while sacrificing their own people as human shields and as victims," Gillerman said.
    on Jul 30, 2006 By: Dan Gillerman Source: Ynetnews

  3. In 2004, "Britain's Guardian newspaper didn't help when it called on its readers to write to every single voter in Clark County, Ohio, beseeching them to vote for [Democratic nominee John] Kerry," Mr. Frei writes.
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: Matt Frei Source: Christian Science Monitor

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