entreat


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Related to entreat: jocose, lissome, engrafted
  • verb

Synonyms for entreat

beg

Synonyms for entreat

to make an earnest or urgent request

Synonyms for entreat

ask for or request earnestly

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This is because they find it difficult to plead, to petition, to entreat, especially people they consider inferior due to education, income, and social class.
I entreat the Canadian church to avoid implementing anything that might cause the same situation to develop in Canada.
To entreat or petition (a person) for, or to do, something; to
The friendly trio of aliens on our cover entreat you to "take us to your students" and I think you should do just that.
But I entreat you not to give offence to anyone, so that our ministry may not be blamed.
Before I go further, I entreat readers to review the address firsthand at www.
10) They feel compelled, almost driven, to entreat others to hate as they do.
So we are ambassadors for Christ, since God is making his appeal through us; we entreat you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.
If we knew God's name, we would be able to pray, praise, lament, glorify, petition, supplicate, entreat, intercede, and pester for justice.
These publications call attention to the Christian doctrine of the millennium, they entreat heads of state and men in positions of power to stop religious persecution, and they record testimonies of faith and hardship for the spiritual inspiration of future generations.
Thus did an 1844 Vermont almanac entreat its readers to boycott West Indies white sugar, made by slaves, in favor of maple sugar created by the hands of New England farmers.
At this moment in time, we entreat Californians to ponder carefully whether the use of the death penalty makes our society safer.
2% " rocketing of Welsh house prices in today''''s Daily Post and entreat you to make sure that the return of first time buyers to the marketplace is not a lemming like rush over a future foreclosure cliff.
Humberside Police say they get far too many call-outs around Halloween and entreat adults to supervise young people.
If there are any GP administrators reading this letter who have such a system in place, I would entreat them to change.