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  • as inargument
  • as inplea
  • as inprayer
  • as inurging
  • as inorison

synonyms for pleadings

  • assertion
  • case
  • claim
  • contention
  • debate
  • discussion
  • exchange
  • logic
  • plea
  • questioning
  • reason
  • reasoning
  • argumentation
  • defense
  • expostulation
  • grounds
  • pleading
  • polemic
  • proof
  • remonstrance
  • remonstration
  • line of reasoning
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How to use pleadings in a sentence

They made special pleadings, since it was their object to gain their point at any expense of law and justice.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
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
And when a woman condemns a man unheard she's much more merciful than when she condemns him after listening to his pleadings.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The story is told that the baron became interested in little people through the pleadings of an invalid daughter.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
One would have liked to learn something more of the husband's pleadings.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
The commissioners listened to these pleadings, and tried to do what they could to satisfy both.
THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS, VOL. II (OF 2)POLYBIUS
A step behind him did not interrupt the soft pleadings of the tearful voice.
THE GHOST BREAKERCHARLES GODDARD
Diamonds had become more to him than either briefs or pleadings.
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
What will be the price of the plaintiff's pleadings then, Madams?
BABOO JABBERJEE, B.A.F. ANSTEY
In one district was trial by jury in an open court; in another the old procedure by written pleadings before a judge.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 8VARIOUS
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