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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To earnestly request; appeal. Also: To present or argue a cause or case in a court of law.

Usage examples (33)
  • QUOTATION: Their cause I plead, —plead it in heart and mind;
  • 2Their cause I plead, —plead it in heart and mind;
  • 4216Their cause I plead, —plead it in heart and mind;
  • Now, she may file for divorce, and all she must plead is that the marriage has broken down. for more
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