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No matter how he pleaded, no matter the entreaties of witnesses on the scene, Chauvin was unmoved.
DEREK CHAUVIN’S GUILTY AND SO IS THE WHOLE DAMN SYSTEMGOLDIE TAYLORAPRIL 20, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
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.
STATES REPORT CONFUSION AS GOVERNMENT REDUCES VACCINE SHIPMENTS, WHILE PFIZER SAYS IT HAS ‘MILLIONS’ OF UNCLAIMED DOSESISAAC STANLEY-BECKER, YASMEEN ABUTALEB, LENA H. SUN, JOSH DAWSEYDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Her glance wandered from his face away toward the Gulf, whose sonorous murmur reached her like a loving but imperative entreaty.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The music grew strange and fantastic—turbulent, insistent, plaintive and soft with entreaty.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
But this entreaty had not passed her lips before M. Dufour started after Frederick.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
No entreaty could induce them to retire, to rest themselves for the painful and arduous duties of the morrow.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
At a gesture he gave of mute entreaty she went to the door, slowly and heavily, with dragging step.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Henceforth, no effort of mine, no piteous cry or agonised entreaty, would make them even look at me.
DRACULABRAM STOKER
He kept his promise, and then, after much entreaty, gave Helvetius a pinch of the powder—about as much as a rape-seed.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
He had resisted the entreaty in women's eyes many times, but not always, despite the reputation he held for indifference.
RED PEPPER BURNSGRACE S. RICHMOND
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WORDS RELATED TO ENTREATY

  • addresses
  • applications
  • askings
  • attentions
  • courts
  • courtships
  • entreaties
  • implorations
  • imprecations
  • invocations
  • petitions
  • pleas
  • prayers
  • requestings
  • solicitations
  • solicitings
  • supplications
  • wooings
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