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Synonyms for request

Synonyms for request

to endeavor to obtain (something) by expressing one's needs or desires

Synonyms for request

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At the second reading the request which the lawyer now addressed to her, and the farewell words which had escaped Mr.
On his a third time renewing his request, I plainly perceived that something must be done, or my visage was ruined for ever; I therefore screwed up my courage to the sticking point, and declared my willingness to have both arms tattooed from just above the wrist to the shoulder.
Miss Bingley moved with some alacrity to the pianoforte; and, after a polite request that Elizabeth would lead the way which the other as politely and more earnestly negatived, she seated herself.
I am almost ashamed to make the request, though its presumption would certainly appear greater to every creature in Bath than yourself.
Next morning, finishing his prayers with the same request, he fixed a date for the miracle.
At the same time, this request of yours is a little nerve-shattering, isn't it?
For this is the virtue of the whale tooth: Whoever accepts it cannot refuse the request that may accompany it or follow it.
I also informed him of my address in London: adding a request that he would forward your letter, in case you have written to me before you receive these lines.
But at the express request of Lady Rotherfield, he was willing to make certain concessions.
Some hot lemonade was made at his request, with a view to producing perspiration.
Jupiter, after warning him that he would repent his request, caused him to be sold to a tile-maker.
I have only to request that you will bear in mind certain established truths, which occasionally escape your memory when you are reading a work of fiction.
Have you altered the plans of the projectile according to the request of the telegram?
In short, sir, I suspect, that your dislike of public praise is your true objection to granting my request.
I request them to suspend their decision until they have read my narrative.