Definition of Obsecrate

1. v. t. To beseech; to supplicate; to implore.



Definition of Obsecrate

1. Verb. (transitive) To beseech; to supplicate; to implore. ¹

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Definition of Obsecrate

1. [v -CRATED, -CRATING, -CRATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obsecrate

obscurement
obscurements
obscureness
obscurenesses
obscurer
obscurers
obscures
obscurest
obscurification
obscuring
obscurist
obscurists
obscurities
obscurity
obscæne
obsecrate (current term)
obsecrated
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obsecrating
obsecration
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obsecratory
obsequent
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obsequience
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obsequies
obsequious
obsequiously
obsequiousness

Literary usage of Obsecrate

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1. A Select Collection of Old English Plays by William Carew Hazlitt, Robert Dodsley (1874)
"I obsecrate ye with all courtesy, omitting compliment, you would vouch or deign to proceed. FRIAR. Deign, vouch, protract, compliment, ..."

2. Anglistische Forschungen (1906)
"I obsecrate ye with all courtesy, omitting compliment, you would vouch or doing to proceed. Friar. Deign, vouch, protract, compliment, ..."

3. Five Old Plays: Forming a Supplement to the Collections of Dodsley and Others by Thomas Hughes, Anthony Munday, Henry Chettle, Nathan Field, Robert Dodsley, John Payne Collier (1833)
"I obsecrate ye with all courtesy, omitting compliment, you would vouch, ... Deign, vouch, protract, compliment, obsecrate! Why, good-man tricks, ..."

4. The Works of William Smith, D. D.: Late Provost of the College and Academy by William Smith (1803)
"... the irresistible command of Nature constrains them to prostrate themselves in the dust, to deprecate the impending evil, and to obsecrate the wished-for ..."

5. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: And the Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides by James Boswell, Henry Morley (1885)
"But I obsecrate that in the interim you would, by a proper secession, facilitate my enjoyment of the light, whilst I, by the fortuitous liquefaction of ..."

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