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Synonyms for beg



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 ?
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.
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
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.
this was so short and sharp that Rose started, and Charlie added in a calmer but still very haughty tone: "A gentleman always begs pardon when he has been rude to a lady, but one man doesn't apologize to another man who has insulted him.
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.
Franklin Blake presents his compliments to Miss Clack, and begs to thank her for the fifth chapter of her narrative.
Miss Clack begs to acknowledge the return of her Extracts.
During the course of the hearing, Ali Zafar, the counsel of Mirza Aslam Beg informed the apex court that Mirza Aslam Beg wants to make arguments in person and he had filed an application in this regard and prayed to allot the number of application.
In 2012, police in Kuwait City arrested an expatriate who disguised himself as a woman to beg for money.
Thus, in addition to the 19 persons forced to beg, 281 victims were reported to be exploited into sex industry and pornography, 141 victims were exploited through labor and 3 victims were exploited by requiring thefts (ANITP, 2014).
Instead of filing the correct returns, however, Beg prepared, signed, and filed another set of returns on Forms 941 for those five quarters.
The super-rich anonymous buyer is believed to be living in the UK and plans to move to Inisturk Beg later this year.
It is said they buy all the Big Issue magazines, meant to help the homeless, then hit the streets to beg.