Lexicon: beggar – begun

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beggar (-s, -'s), n. [see beg, v.] (webplay: ashamed, bread, business, charity, lives, poor, prove).

  1. Mourner; bereaved person; one who has lost a loved one; someone standing in need of comfort.
  2. Almsman; indigent; mendicant; destitute soul; individual without assets; person with little or no money; one who has no means of temporal support; (see Luke 16:20-22).
  3. Hungry person; person with little or no food.
  4. Hungry bird; dependent creature; one who relies on providence for sustenance.
  5. Supplicant; petitioner; one who asks insistently.
  6. Commoner; pauper; mundane citizen; ordinary human being; person of the lowest socio-economic status; (see 1 Samuel 2:8).
  7. Suitor; unrequited devotee; one pursuing romance.

beggar (-ed, -s), v. [see beg, v.] (webplay: body, lives, poverty, prove).

Impoverish; ruin financially; cause one to become poor.

beggary, n. [see beg, v.] (webplay: lives).

Poverty; destitution; privation; poor way of life.

begging, verbal n. [see beg, v.]

Prayer; supplication; imploring; petition for the help of Deity.

begin (began, beginning, begun, -s), v. [OE 'open'.] (webplay: be, become, confirm, create, head, plant, produce, set).

  1. Commence; start.
  2. Start to sound; commence making music.
  3. Embark; enter into; start a phase; show first signs of existence.
  4. Originate; arise; enter a course; come into existence.
  5. Perform the first act; embark upon something new; take the first step.
  6. Happen; befall; occur; transpire; take rise; come to pass; start to take place.

beginning, adv. [see begin, v.]

Commencing; starting.

beginning (-s), verbal n. [see begin, v.]

Commencement; genesis; introduction; opening; prelude; (see Genesis 1:1).

begone, v. [see go, v.]

Leave; depart; vacate; withdraw; go away.

beguile (-d, -ing, -s), v. [see guile, v.] (webplay: day).

  1. Deceive; delude; mislead; fool; betray; convince by crafty artifice; (see Genesis 3:13).
  2. Entice; induce; lure; charm; tempt; (see Colossians 2:4).
  3. Cheat; defraud; dupe; swindle; trick; (see Genesis 29:25).

begun, v. [see begin, v.]