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Finally, with continued pleading and cajoling, he got her to move, one step at a time, to the top of the pass, where they found the rest of the family and descended safely to the other side.
THE SIX-PERSON FAMILY CHASING THE TRIPLE CROWNMAGGIE SLEPIANAPRIL 1, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
I am pleading for a clear white light of education that shall go like the sun round the whole world.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Gordon turned his pleading eyes on his old friend without a ray of concession; but for a moment he hesitated.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
While a counsellor was pleading at the Irish bar, a louse unluckily peeped from under his wig.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The woman seemed very reluctant to accept the offer, pleading various excuses.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Ethel's mode of pleading was unfortunate; the "very foolish of Margaret" were the very words to displease.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
"No, you are my sweetheart," he cried, discretion all gone now in his eager furtherance of his pleading.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
Accompanying the brief may be copies of the pleadings (see Pleading), and of all documents material to the case.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The stranger had listened to this long and pathetic pleading without moving a muscle of his face.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
The little boy came in, and his pleading look seemed to say, “Whose fault is that?”
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PLEADING

  • actions
  • alibis
  • allegations
  • apologies
  • arguments
  • causes
  • claims
  • cop-outs
  • explanations
  • extenuations
  • fish tales
  • justifications
  • mitigations
  • outs
  • palliations
  • pleadings
  • pretexts
  • rationalizations
  • rights
  • song and dances
  • stories
  • vindication
  • whitewash
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