earnest request or petition; supplication.
appeal, suit, plea, solicitation.
an earnest request or petition; supplication; plea
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She found a way to convert commercial entreaty and flimflammery into something pleasing.
But there is no need to add his own small weight of entreaty.
But no protest and no entreaty could make the commander in chief protect himself as much as his officers wished.
Her winningly chipmunk-cheeked smile is doled out sparingly, a privilege to be earned, rather than an icebreaker or an entreaty.
The defendant now maintains that he did not realize that he had the legal right to refuse to consent to the officers' entreaty.
He is so devoted to his work that he has resisted every entreaty to ac cept office, and refused nominations.