entreaty

[ en-tree-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF entreaty

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENTREATY

"Hear me," he went on, in an agony of entreaty mingled with something like anger.

She then went away, at her friend's entreaty, after emptying her purse in my nurse's hands.

Her entreaty was so earnest, that the boy had not the heart to stay there.

That was my mother's position, and neither argument nor entreaty could move her from it.

The words were those of entreaty, but the voice was that of authority.

What you must read unmoved by the pity too far for entreaty.

His level glance met Sir Richard's in earnestness and entreaty.

It was an entreaty that she might be permitted to come and see me.

Protesting that I had strong reasons to believe so, I renewed my entreaty.

How could I resist a request, perhaps an entreaty, from her?

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