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A couple of years later, she was charged with larceny in a separate case from the first shoplifting incident and was offered a plea deal.

From Vox

Following pleas from their governments, tourists from the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia will also be able to enter Hungary if they had already booked a holiday there.

From Fortune

In their pleas, they said that without government support, their restaurants would close for good.

From Eater

Unlike most plea agreements, in which the judge remains free to decide the defendant’s sentence, Loughlin’s and Giannulli’s proposed prison terms were binding once accepted.

From Fortune

As a result, California in 2014 became the first state to ban the plea.

He later accepted a plea deal that put him behind bars for 25 years.

Schettino also tried to enter a plea bargain agreement, which ultimately was rejected by the Grosseto court.

The mother also made a plea to the violent ones who wreak such havoc.

It was an intimate and somber plea, like a parent opening an intervention with a wayward child.

He could have gotten away with a greatly reduced fine and no time behind bears if he had simply entered a guilty plea.

It is probable he wished to provide written proof of a plea that he was an unwilling agent in the clutch of a mutinous army.

Nor can he hold the company on the plea of ignorance by declaring he has not read it, for it is his duty to read the receipt.

On the plea that they must hasten if the midday heat were to be avoided, they cut short the halt to less than an hour.

In short, insurgency ceased to be a valid plea; if it existed in fact, officially it had become a dead letter.

For the popular voice accused him of outrages for which the utmost license of civil war would not furnish a plea.


On this page you'll find 77 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plea, such as: appeal, application, entreaty, overture, petition, and prayer.

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