entreaty

[en-tree-tee]
noun, plural entreaties.
earnest request or petition; supplication.

Origin:
1515–25; entreat + -y3


appeal, suit, plea, solicitation.
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entreaty (ɪnˈtriːtɪ)
 
n , pl -treaties
an earnest request or petition; supplication; plea

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entreaty
1520s; see entreat.
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Example sentences
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.
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