appealing (part of speech: verb)
- He was on his knees now, thin hands raised in beseeching. - "A Fool There Was", Porter Emerson Browne.
- Whom was she beseeching? - "The Soul of a People", H. Fielding.
- He turned to watch the Blue's catcher recover the ball, and at that instant he saw the face of Betty Tabor, strained, white, beseeching, as the girl, still mud- splattered and stained from the long race, leaned forward. - "Jimmy Kirkland and the Plot for a Pennant", Hugh S. Fullerton.