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noun as in plea

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He resisted that entreaty to spend two years writing his best-selling memoir, My American Journey.

With that no longer a reliable source, they’ve been more vulnerable to the entreaties of a militant group willing to pay them a steady income to take up arms against a discredited regime — one that let them down.

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No matter how he pleaded, no matter the entreaties of witnesses on the scene, Chauvin was unmoved.

Pfizer, which has already committed to providing the government 100 million doses, said that as recently as October, federal officials had turned down its entreaties to lock in another 100 million doses.

Her glance wandered from his face away toward the Gulf, whose sonorous murmur reached her like a loving but imperative entreaty.

The music grew strange and fantastic—turbulent, insistent, plaintive and soft with entreaty.

But this entreaty had not passed her lips before M. Dufour started after Frederick.

No entreaty could induce them to retire, to rest themselves for the painful and arduous duties of the morrow.

At a gesture he gave of mute entreaty she went to the door, slowly and heavily, with dragging step.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to entreaty, such as: appeal, application, imprecation, petition, prayer, and request.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.