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Related to besought: discomfit
A past tense and past participle of beseech.
the past tense and past participle of beseech
v. -sought -seeched, -seech•ing. v.t.
1. to implore urgently: They besought us to go at once.
2. to beg eagerly for; solicit.v.i.
3. to make urgent appeal.
[before 1100; Middle English bisechen, Old English besēcan. See be-, seek]