entreaty : Definition, Usages, News and More

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en tree tee

  • n  earnest or urgent request
    an entreaty to stop the fighting

  • Despite a few hours of haggling over language, the document remained pretty much as it was--a left-liberal entreaty for things large (universal health care) and small (making .
  • Under Konrad Adenauer, Man of the Year in 1953, the resurgent economic strength of free Germany posed such intolerable comparisons that Communism tripped from threat to entreaty in .
  • How did an ancient entreaty become a best seller? .
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  • U.S. envoy finally headed to N. Korea to request Kenneth Bae's release
    U.S. State Department officials are finally making a public entreaty to North Korea for the release of Kenneth Bae, the Lynnwood man who has been detained in North Korea since November 2012. The agency released the following statement Tuesday afternoon: At the invitation of the D.P.R.K. government,
    Aug. 28, 2013 - Seattle Times

  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in ISNA
    A resolution approved by entreaty and pressures has no value and this issue has caused that the UN Security Council to lose its credit,Ahmadinejad said Sunday night in televised remarks.
  • George Monbiot in guardian.co.uk
    George Monbiot describes Miliband's statement as "an expression of utter impotence: a hand-wringing entreaty to the public after all else has failed" (Just when we need him, the professor has an acute attack of the Bellamoids, 31 March).

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