(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. beg, beseech, entreat, plead. See request.
(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. supplicate, beseech, entreat; see beg 1 , urge 2 .
See Synonym Study at beg .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
beg, beseech, ask, plead, entreat, appeal to, request, pray, supplicate.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To make an earnest or urgent request: appeal, beg, beseech, crave, entreat, plead, pray, sue, supplicate. Archaic: conjure. See ASK.

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