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Synonyms for plead

to make an earnest or urgent request

Words related to plead

offer as an excuse or plea

enter a plea, as in courts of law

make an allegation in an action or other legal proceeding, especially answer the previous pleading of the other party by denying facts therein stated or by alleging new facts

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Summary: Party is accused of preferring friends, relatives of top leaders in appointments as government pleaders
When Frank Lampard turned up for Chelsea's capitulation against Liverpool, the leader pleaders were out in force.
Little Pleaders, meanwhile, is a fully structured classroom workshop designed to help educators as a classroom resource.
Will Thursday's meetings of SDSM's top pleaders in Brussels define the next steps of the opposition and is it possible for the Social Democrats to mitigate their positions on return from Belgium's capital?
From then on, it was a sprint to the finish, with crowd pleaders Sex and Chocolate ensuring the show finished on a high.
There are about 49,000 lawyers in Myanmar, consisting of around 9,000 advocates and 40,000 higher grade pleaders.
While genuine pleaders show real distress on their face, the deceptive pleaders are unable to replicate that same activation," Dr ten Brinke, who is based in the university's psychology department, added.
as true on 12(b) (6) motions, have long insisted that pleaders are not
In order to augment the number of judges, the government proposes appointing judges on contract for two years, for which a special recruitment drive will be undertaken to select 15,000 judges for trial courts from amongst retired judges, public prosecutors, government pleaders and senior advocates.
Since all these deals, and more seem to be coming from other commercial and industrial pleaders, are general and appear to be open-ended, resourceful government capitalism can advance shareholder rights across the board and compel a variety of corporate reforms and accountabilities long-desired by progressives and conservatives alike.
Davis once said he was prouder of graduates who became societal critics than those who became "special pleaders.
They help elect a candidate who vows to respect their interests, only to see the new office-holders develop amnesia as they are inundated by special-interest pleaders.
Roosevelt looked beyond the pleaders of his time and planned for the nation's needs in the distant future.
The infamous parade of "Fifth Amendment" pleaders before McCarthy's committee has often been cited as evidence that the senator practiced a policy of guilt-by association.
Then, unlike other pre-Budget pleaders, she noted that Mr Brown is running short of money.