Definition of Entreaty

1. Noun. Earnest or urgent request. "An appeal to the public to keep calm"

Exact synonyms: Appeal, Prayer
Generic synonyms: Asking, Request
Specialized synonyms: Adjuration, Demagoguery, Demagogy, Plea, Supplication, Solicitation, Suit, Courting, Courtship, Suit, Wooing
Derivative terms: Appeal



Definition of Entreaty

1. n. Treatment; reception; entertainment.

Definition of Entreaty

1. Noun. The act of entreating or beseeching; urgent prayer; earnest petition; pressing solicitation. ¹

2. Noun. (archaic) A treatment; reception; entertainment. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Entreaty

1. an earnest request [n -TREATIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entreaty

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entreatance
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entreater
entreaters
entreatful
entreaties
entreating
entreatingly
entreative
entreatment
entreatments
entreats
entreaty (current term)
entrechat
entrechats
entrecote
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Literary usage of Entreaty

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1. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"... staying to hope she would find it comfortable, left her with an anxious entreaty that she would make as little alteration as possible in her dress. ..."

2. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth by James Anthony Froude (1878)
"Edward told him he hoped at last only ° r on Edward'» that he would not stand out alone, " and be entreaty. more repugnant to his will than all ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"Maeterlinck, Maurice, 1862- entreaty for the Belgian cities. Lit Digest Maguire, Mary C. '15 Maeterlinck's appeal to America and Italy, il 50:54-5 Ja 9 '15 ..."

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