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verb as in beg, request

verb as in present a defense

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Family members have said they pleaded with the women not to head to Syria.

Two weeks before trial, Beebe pleaded guilty to a single charge of aggravated sexual battery.

Korematsu knew firsthand the dangers of war-time hysteria and pleaded that we not make that mistake again.

“You have a drink with Mitch McConnell,” he pleaded with all two thousand-plus in attendance.

Anderson pleaded with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to ban clothing made from animal fur.

Whether they had ever, at different times, pleaded for or against the same cause, and cited precedents to prove contrary opinions?

"Take me back, Jack; take me back to Mrs. Haggard's at once," the poor little woman had pleaded to the parson.

"I didn't notice you was in the middle of a word, Elmer, really I didn't," pleaded old Mr. Nummler.

When he discovered the monster who was planning this crime, he pleaded so eloquently that pussys life was saved.

Many a time and oft had she pleaded, with tears, to the remorseless girl who looked so soft and yielding.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pleaded, such as: ask, pray, appeal, solicit, petition, and beseech.

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