entreat entreat

Definition(s):

  • (v) ask for or request earnestly

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Usage(s):

  1. They flatter and entreat, and it is engaging, even addictive.
  2. If any lady in your household is ever compelled to hold a press conference, entreat her not to condescend to newspaper women.
  3. I entreat you for your own sakes to think twice before undertaking management of the territory which lies between the Great Lakes and the Rio Grande.

News

  • Red-Handed: Meat Thieves Steal Over 2,000 Pounds of Beef

    Beef thief at large. A group of thieves broke into a warehouse in central England and stole at least 360 whole beef rib eye roasts worth thousands of dollars. Detectives say the thieves are likely looking to sell the meat on the black market, and they entreat "anyone who is offered large quantities of cheap beef" to please let them know. The robbers clearly picked their target carefully ...
    on November 8, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

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Quotes

  1. "We have petitioned, and our petitions have been scorned. We have entreated, and our entreaties have been disregarded. We have begged, and they have mocked when our calamity came," Bryan said. "We beg no longer. We entreat no more. We...
    on Oct 27, 2008 By: William Jennings Bryan Source: FOXNews

  2. "At the risk of being seen emulating the `arrogance` of the SBY-Boediono camp, I entreat everybody to think in a way benefiting the nation in the long run, namely to complete the presidential election in a single round," Hidayat said here Saturday.
    on Jun 20, 2009 By: Hidayat Nur Wahid Source: Antara

  3. Qarase said "the longer Fiji is burdened with an authoritarian government, lacking in constitutional and legal legitimacy, the greater will be our national decline". "I therefore entreat the Forum leaders to use all the diplomatic, political...
    on Aug 19, 2008 By: Laisenia Qarase Source: fijilive.com (registration)

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