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Synonyms for bespeak

Synonyms for bespeak

to give grounds for believing in the existence or presence of

to cause to be set aside, as for one's use, in advance

to talk to an audience formally

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References in classic literature ?
Of the Great Bespeak for Miss Snevellicci, and the first Appearance of Nicholas upon any Stage
By- the-bye, I've been thinking of bringing out that piece of yours on her bespeak night.
The first thing he did, therefore, when aboard the boat at Boulogne, was to bespeak a private cabin.
The clock had now struck five when Jones awaked from a nap of seven hours, so much refreshed, and in such perfect health and spirits, that he resolved to get up and dress himself; for which purpose he unlocked his portmanteau, and took out clean linen, and a suit of cloaths; but first he slipt on a frock, and went down into the kitchen to bespeak something that might pacify certain tumults he found rising within his stomach.
She had already unclasped two costly bracelets and a collar, which she hastened to proffer to the supposed outlaw, concluding naturally that to gratify his avarice was to bespeak his favour.