Behest sentence example

behest
  • Simmons started her first modeling class at the age of 11, at the behest of her mother, who hoped it would help her gain confidence and overcome the bullies.

    14
    6
  • Compensation is paid to provide fair recompense to farmers who have animals slaughtered at our behest.

    8
    1
  • Lady Jane relinquished her crown to Mary at her father's behest on July 19, 1553.

    7
    1
  • Tragically the CP, at Stalin's behest, adopted a sectarian, ultra-left line, labeling the SPD ' social fascists ' .

    4
    1
  • Interestingly, much of this secrecy was at the behest of the actors themselves.

    10
    7
    Advertisement
  • At Eva's behest Diabolik next sets his sights on stealing a magnificent emerald necklace belonging to the British trade emissary's wife.

    1
    0
  • Although it may be assumed that men wearing the costumes are doing so at behest of female friends or companions, they are nonetheless desiring the look and a few costumers have stepped up to help them out.

    7
    6
  • Leanna Love came to town at the behest of Jack Abbott to write an expose on Victor Newman.

    4
    3
  • Bride Unbridled (8 March 2010) - Jones reappears at Baze's behest to help reunite Lux with her friend Tasha.

    6
    5
  • Yet must he not gainsay the gods ' behest.

    0
    0
    Advertisement
  • Wilson's surprise resignation has been credited to a dirty tricks campaign operated by British intelligence at the behest of the US.

    0
    0
  • Wilson 's surprise resignation has been credited to a dirty tricks campaign operated by British intelligence at the behest of the US.

    0
    0
  • Goddard initially portrayed Cane Ashby as a loner bartender who then impersonated Phillip Chancellor III at the original character's behest.

    3
    3
  • By age 15, Gisele had caught "modeling fever", and at the behest of her father moved to New York to start working in runway fashion shows.

    3
    3
  • On a whim, and at the behest of a friend, pictures of the stunning brunette were sent to a British modeling agency.

    3
    4
    Advertisement
  • Dholahtaf, but is now known as the Cherra-Saadeh, and is in the popular tradition said to have been excavated by a man from Basra at the behest of a woman of Hit whom he desired to make his wife.

    17
    23
  • The census unwillingly carried out by Joab at the behest of David related exclusively to the fighting men of the community, and the dire consequences ascribed to it were quoted in reprobation of such inquiries as late as the middle of the 18th century.

    9
    22