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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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