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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a beseeching manner.

Usage examples (24)
  • Verb (used with object) : to entreat the judge for mercy. ,He entreated help in his work
  • "Let me see it," requested the young woman, entreatingly.
  • And then, entreatingly, full of feeling: Swim back to me.
  • He signed entreatingly to Mrs. Goldstraw not to leave him. for more
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