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Synonyms for begging

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beggary, begging, mendicancy(noun)

    a solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)

    Synonyms:
    mendicity, beggary, mendicancy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "begging":

    beg, vagrancy, mendacity, beggars

How to pronounce begging?

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US English
Daniel
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Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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How to use begging in a sentence?

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    We had a murderous dictator, Gadhafi, who had American blood on his hands, as I'm sure you remember, threatening to massacre large numbers of the Libyan people, we had our closest allies in Europe burning up the phone lines begging us to help them try to prevent what they saw as a mass genocide, in their words. And we had the Arabs standing by our side saying, 'We want you to help us deal with Gadhafi.'.

  2. Donald Trump:

    If you look at Sandy Hook, those people are still begging for help. It's a disaster, and it's a disaster all over the place, what we need is a leader, we don't have leader.

  3. Chris Christie:

    But you watch, he'll get bogged down there. He'll be there. He'll spend a fortune. He'll be begging to get out. Everybody that's gone to the Middle East has had nothing but problems.

  4. Cenap Gumren:

    We found 15 people altogether who were alive and we were able to pull them to our boat, these people had broken Turkish and they were telling us that there are still more people in the water. They were all talking at the same time. One was saying that his brother was still there and somebody was saying that there was a kid still in the water. They were begging us to go and find them.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I don't know what happened to him, you can see how loyal he is. He was begging for my endorsement. I could have said Mitt 'drop to your knees.' He would have dropped to his knees.

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