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Related to bespeak: pusillanimously
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I venture to call, for the purpose of asking whether you would put your name to my bespeak, ma'am,' said Miss Snevellicci, producing documents.
of bespeak, in a sense of "to speak for, to arrange beforehand," a sense attested in bespeak from 1580s.