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Synonyms for beg

scrounge

Synonyms

Synonyms for beg

to ask or ask for as charity

to make an earnest or urgent request

Synonyms for beg

call upon in supplication

make a solicitation or entreaty for something

dodge, avoid answering, or take for granted

References in classic literature ?
You are so ready to beg my pardon I don't see why you can't beg Archie's, if you are in the wrong.
Miss Clack begs to acknowledge the return of her Extracts.
I tole you dat de next time I give you a chance you'd git down on yo' knees en beg for it.
You call me names, en as good as spit on me when I comes here, po' en ornery en 'umble, to praise you for bein' growed up so fine and handsome, en tell you how I used to nuss you en tend you en watch you when you 'uz sick en hadn't no mother but me in de whole worl', en beg you to give de po' ole nigger a dollah for to get her som'n' to eat, en you call me names--names, dad blame you
Telemachus took a whole loaf from the bread-basket, with as much meat as he could hold in his two hands, and said to Eumaeus, "Take this to the stranger, and tell him to go the round of the suitors, and beg from them; a beggar must not be shamefaced.
The suitors applauded the bard, whereon Minerva went up to Ulysses and prompted him to beg pieces of bread from each one of the suitors, that he might see what kind of people they were, and tell the good from the bad; but come what might she was not going to save a single one of them.
Thus do we beg who know the way of it,' said he proudly to the lama, who opened his eyes at the contents of the bowl.
There is Sikandar Khan, Nur Ali Beg, and Farrukh Shah all heads of kafilas [caravans] - who deal there,' said the Flower.
Farrukh Shah is a bear, Ali Beg a swashbuckler, and old Sikandar Khan - yaie
Now that is my story, and I have told it in the interest of your trumpery science; but if on any evening hereafter you observe me wearing this damnable watch, and you have the thoughtfulness to ask me the hour, I shall beg leave to put you to the inconvenience of being knocked down.
I beg your pardon; I must have misread your watch in setting my own by it.
I beg for mercy for my poor friend, Harlequin, who has never done the least harm in his life.
Before I proceed farther, I shall beg leave to obviate some misconstructions into which the zeal of some few readers may lead them; for I would not willingly give offence to any, especially to men who are warm in the cause of virtue or religion.
Have the goodness to keep your observashuns to yourself, Sir, I beg,' said Mrs.
In general, beggary is described as a hierarchical structure, pyramid: those who beg on street, people who collect money from beggars and "leaders" who receive most of the revenue and organizes those involved in this activity (Kirchofer, 2010).