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beseeching

  1. present participle of beseech

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beseeching (plural beseechings)

  1. A heartfelt plea.
    • 2009 September 20, John R. Quain, “Getting Lost With a Cellphone”, in New York Times[1]:
      The ability to blithely make wrong turns without serious directional consequences is, of course, one of the hallmarks of PNDs — and a feature that allows me to ignore my wife’s beseechings and merrily proceed on my way without ever stopping to ask for directions.