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Beseeching \Be*seech"ing\, a. Entreating urgently; imploring; as, a beseeching look. -- Be*seech"ing*ly, adv. -- Be*seech"ing*ness, n.


adv. In a beseeching manner.


adv. in a beseeching manner; "`You must help me,' she said imploringly" [syn: importunately, imploringly, pleadingly, entreatingly]

Usage examples of "beseechingly".

She looked at Trahn beseechingly, as if seeking reassurance that Cailin would not be taken away, but the mage merely shrugged.

They dropped their armaments and held forth their hands beseechingly and pleaded with him in Gujarati for a while.

On an ancient sacrificial vessel found in Denmark, having several compartments, a serpent is represented attacking a kneeling boy, pursuing him, retreating before him, appealed to beseechingly by him, and conversing with him.

Hating her unfamiliar sense of vulnerability, she regarded Jake beseechingly.

Groveling in a spreading pool of his urine, he clasped his beringed hands and raised them beseechingly.

He gazed at them beseechingly, and his mind seemed to sway slowly back down to earth like a falling leaf.

The wolf pup let go immediately and hunched down with his ears slightly back and his tail down, and whined beseechingly.

When he looks back again, the mutt whines beseechingly but doesn't follow.