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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To ask earnestly.

Usage examples (38)
  • If it starts to rain, the children will entreat their mother nonstop about being able to go out to jump in the puddles.
  • Do not therefore, I again entreat you, my dear friend, be uneasy.
  • ‘Were it not an intrusion, sire, I would fain entreat a moment's audience. '
  • Why did they have to "entreat" him, if he had come all the way from Boston for that purpose? for more
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