Saturday, January 20, 2001
Definitions for entreat
- To make an earnest petition or request; to plead.
- To ask earnestly; to beseech; to petition for.
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Citations for entreat
They entreat her to impart her wisdom. But she is silent.
In an age that extols thinness, only a cookbook can entreat us "never to forget the sacred role of bread" or remind us that the preparation of soup "embodies ritual, which in cooking, as in all things, magnifies meaning and pleasure."