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Definition 1: earnest or urgent request - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where entreaty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an entreaty to stop the fighting
  • an appeal for help
  • an appeal to the public to keep calm

Synonyms for entreaty in the sense of this definition

(entreaty is a kind of ...) the verbal act of requesting

(... is a kind of entreaty ) a solemn and earnest appeal to someone to do something

(... is a kind of entreaty ) impassioned appeals to the prejudices and emotions of the populace

(... is a kind of entreaty ) a humble request for help from someone in authority

(... is a kind of entreaty ) an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status

"a solicitation to the king for relief"

(... is a kind of entreaty ) a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank

(... is a kind of entreaty ) a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage)

"its was a brief and intense courtship"

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