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behest

be·hest

behest

pronunciation:
b hest
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an order or command.
synonyms:
bidding, command, demand, direction, directive, instruction, order
similar words:
beck, charge, commandment, decree, dictate, edict, fiat, imperative, mandate, summons, word
definition 2: an urgent request; entreaty.
She came quickly at my behest.
synonyms:
entreaty, petition, request
similar words:
appeal, bidding, call, desire, exhortation, invitation, plea, pleading, requisition, summons, supplication, wish