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English definition of “beseech”

beseech

verb [T] uk   /bɪˈsiːtʃ/ (past tense and past participle beseeched or besought) old use or literary us  
to ask for something in a way that shows you need it very much: Stay a little longer, I beseech you!
Synonym
Making appeals and requests
(Definition of beseech from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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