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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A earnest request for something wanted or needed.

Usage examples (42)
  • The children of the town appealed to the pool owner to stay open for swimming later in the fall.
  • appeal to somebody for help
  • An appeal to raise money for starving children
  • His smile was part of his appeal to her for more
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