entreat

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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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Desperate to have Sofia as the jewel in the crown of his bar, Todd entreats her to work for him.
Absolution, the honey that entreats the bee to move;
That is to say, it entreats the diocese of Sydney on the issue of lay presidency to submit the matter to its province, and to have regard to the effect of any decision it makes on the wider Communion to which it belongs, just as much as it applies to a diocese contemplating the official introduction of services in relation to same-sex unions.
In some cases, the realism that gels from across the room breaks down when the viewer engages the painting with the intimacy it entreats, and here and there the perspective seems just a bit off, not by design but by default.
Simplest and most effective is "The Huntsman" (in color), in which a peasant (Zuzana Bydzovska) entreats a gamekeeper (Jan Vlasak) she technically married 12 years ago to visit her for just one day, to consummate their relationship.
It also entreats us to avoid the temptation of the quick fix and to forge true partnerships with our health care providers.
Cavalcanti was also the author of a famous and difficult canzone analyzing the nature of love, called "Donna mi prega" ("A lady entreats me").
Some time later, Alec, now a preaching fanatic, entreats Tess to return to him.
This real world and online election-style campaign entreats Americans to vote for a new token to be added to the classic game and for their favorite existing token.