Reflect, then, I entreat you, ere you afford even a causeless impression of distance or estrangement.
Show that yours is so, I entreat, by cherishing the peace of the colony.
"Oh, Julia, I entreat—" but she was gone ere he could finish, and her merry laughter was heard till her door closed.
His eyes in their weariness seemed to entreat her not to argue.
If I fail—if you cannot act on purely conscientious conviction—I not only advise, I entreat you, to remain as you are.
He would see the Prince, he said, and warn him of the danger and entreat him to return.
entreat that their quiver be full, for the sake of thy righteousness.
I came to look for you, and to entreat you to come back with me to Champdoce.
We entreat the former to seek a deeper acquaintance with the One to whom, by grace, he has turned.
"I conjure and entreat you for the love of our country," is their usual wording.
mid-14c., "to enter into negotiations;" early 15c., "to treat (someone) in a certain way," also "to plead for (someone)," from Anglo-French entretier, Old French entraiter "to treat," from en- "make" (see en- (1)) + traiter "to treat" (see treat (v.)). Meaning "to beseech, implore" is first attested c.1500. Related: Entreated; entreating.