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BESEE'CH, verb transitive preterit tense and participle passive besought.

To entreat; to supplicate; to implore; to ask or pray with urgency; followed by a person; as, 'I Paul beseech you by the meekness of Christ, ', 2 Corinthians 10:1; or by a thing; as, I beseech your patience.