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Adjective
Making or expressing a plea, especially to someone in power or authority
Adjective
Given to begging
Adjective
Earnest and persistent in nature
Noun
The act or an instance of asking for something
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Persuading
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The state of being homeless
Noun
A constant and insistent demanding
Noun
An earnest and persistent quality
Noun
A situation or action that tempts someone to do something or makes a particular outcome likely
Verb
Present participle for ask someone earnestly or humbly for something
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“Save me from any more embarrassment, please I beg of you - whoever is in charge of embarrassing people!”
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Present participle for to obtain (something) for free, particularly by guile or persuasion
“They were poor having no stock save a cow and a few hens, and often had to beg for food around the parish.”
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Present participle for to request the help of someone, often in the form of money
“The two delegates approached the supreme leader on several occasions trying to beg mercy for their fellow reformers.”
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Getting out of
“The research begs a number of questions.”
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Present participle for to demand earnestly or pressingly
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(dated, slang) Present participle for to obtain money from, usually by borrowing (from a friend)
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Present participle for seek as romantic partner
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Present participle for to feel or express a strong desire or hope for something that is not currently in existence
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