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  • v. Simple past and past participle of entreat.

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Examples

  • The East countrie, whereof wee haue entreated, which is called

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • She wrote to him, and in the tenderest terms entreated he would reconcile himself to what was past, and as a consolation, to be thankful what he had so much feared had not happened, that she lived, and would never bring reproach on him; beseeched him, as he valued her peace of mind, not to think on her with regret, but to rejoice in her happiness.

    Simple Facts; or, the History of an Orphan

  • [(terms entreated she would leave that horrible scene, and permit him to convey) 29.2 (her to the)] TJ

    Monmouth: a Tale, Founded on Historic Facts

  • She wrote to him, and in the tenderest terms entreated he would reconcile himself to) Tj

    Simple Facts; or, the History of an Orphan

  • "Please," I entreated, "Allow Jimmy to come and apologize to you because it would be good for him to do so."

    Christine Schanes: Why Do We Discriminate Against the Homeless?

  • Booker T. Washington made his mark with the infamous “Atlanta Compromise” speech, in which he entreated black Southerners to “cast down their bucket where [they were]” and accommodate white Southerners in hope of obtaining equality through humility and diligence.

    W. E. B. Du Bois & Booker T. Washington: Two Sides of the Same Coin | Edwardian Promenade

  • This is how a Carmelite is entreated by the Rule to move through the corridors of the convent; but in her case, it was too perfect; it was contrived to shield her.

    INVIDIA

  • The Imam Rafeek Mohamed entreated God for love, kindness, and compassion for all creations; a safe, secure and clean environment; comfort for the suffering, while calling on us to recognize, embrace and celebrate our differences.

    Liz Neumark: Breakfast for Champions

  • Sometimes I entreated my attendants to assist me in the destruction of the fiend by whom I was tormented; and at others, I felt the fingers of the monster already grasping my neck, and screamed aloud with agony and terror.

    Chapter 21

  • He entreated me, therefore, to leave my solitary isle, and meet him at Perth, in a week from that time, when we might arrange the plan of our future proceedings.

    Chapter 3

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