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  • n. Plural form of entreat.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of entreat.


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  • Mr.B. C. (for you must excuse my telling you his name) entreats that you will accept the enclosed, as the only compensation he is able to make you for the insult he has offerd.

    Letter 126

  • But his specialty is enhancing the ringmaster's roll with an infinite variety of costumes and masks, most of which he makes himself and which are extremely song-specific: When a party of French tourists walks into the room, he quickly dons a hat shaped like the Eiffel Tower and entreats the room to join him on "La Vie En Rose."

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  • It entreats you on the sandy beach side of the The Moana which, like The Royal Hawaiian and The Halekulani, are part of Hawaii's historic past which include the ali'i or royalty of Hawaii choosing this whole stretch of beach known as Waikiki as their beach.

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  • Â Mysa transforming back into her normal self for a second is a sweet moment, as she entreats her rock to stay by her side.

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  • The contents of the blue cabinets inside Michael Jacobson's Cleveland Park home resemble the shelves of a food co-op: There are carefully labeled jars of split peas, lentils and whole-wheat couscous, and a box of high-fiber, low-sugar cereal that entreats you to "Discover the toasted whole grain crunch."

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  • On our walk through the 70-strong village of Lochdon, on the south of the island, Chalmers meets a neighbour who entreats him to help her move some sheep.

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  • The city is not responsible for watering new trees, so Deborah entreats homeowners and businesses to take stewardship of the ones outside their doors.

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  • Maybe I would indulge him more if he didn't have elbow dysplasia but since he does, I have to think about his health and not overfeed him just because he entreats me with a pitiful look.

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  • In The Citizen, for example, Thomas Hobbes entreats his readers to "consider men as if but even now sprung out of the earth, and suddenly, like mushrooms, come to full maturity, without all kind of engagement to each other."

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  • Rachel, a common symbol for the Shekhinah, then entreats the Holy Blessed One (Tiferet), with tears, to redeem the Israelites from their exile.

    Leah Horowitz.


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