/bɪˈhɛst/

noun

A command, bidding; sometimes also, an authoritative request.

At her client’s behest, Judy exposed her genitals so that they could be examined for signs of herpes.


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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Behest.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/behest. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “behest”, accessed April 17, 2021, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/behest.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Behest. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved April 17, 2021, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/behest


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