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  • nounbegging request
  • nounexcuse, defense

synonyms for pleas

  • appeal
  • application
  • entreaty
  • overture
  • petition
  • prayer
  • solicitation
  • suit
  • imprecation
  • intercession
  • orison
  • supplication
  • imploration
  • round robin
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antonyms for pleas

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  • demand
  • answer
  • decision
  • reply
  • sentence
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How to use pleas in a sentence

Daniel Wells, chief justice of the court of common pleas of Massachusetts, died at Cambridge, aged 63.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He had all manorial rights except pleas of the Crown, and the freedom of all markets in Ireland for himself and his tenants.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
Those of us who possessed liberty made pleas for passing by Virginia Cottage to see the fun.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
On revising the statutes good behavior was made the term of tenure for the judges and clerks of common pleas.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
There have been times when H. 3rd has refused my most earnest pleas that he ride his kiddie car up and down the hall.
SEEING THINGS AT NIGHTHEYWOOD BROUN
And in some cases he found them shirking their duties, and asking permission to return 261to England on trivial pleas.
BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
He wha marries a maiden marries a pockfu' o' pleasure; he wha marries a widow marries a pockfu' o' pleas-sure.
THE PROVERBS OF SCOTLANDALEXANDER HISLOP
What if my house be troubled with a rat, And I be pleas'd to give ten thousand ducats To have it ban'd?
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Pleas'd to the last, he crops the flowery food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed his blood.
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
The Duke made me take particular notice of it, and was pleas'd with the Admiration which I express'd of it.
THE MEMOIRS OF CHARLES-LEWIS, BARON DE POLLNITZ, VOLUME IKARL LUDWIG VON PLLNITZ
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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