Definition of Entreating

1. Verb. (present participle of entreat) ¹



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Definition of Entreating

1. entreat [v] - See also: entreat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entreating

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entrapper
entrappers
entrapping
entraps
entraunce
entre
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entreatance
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entreatful
entreaties
entreating (current term)
entreatingly
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entrecĂ´te
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Literary usage of Entreating

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"... her misery making her humble, she wrote again most urgently entreating to be released. Koland had pronounced against the September massacres; ..."

2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"... entreating, and menacing his men, in the same breath, and fighting in the most desperate manner, as if he thought every thing depended on the fate of ..."

3. Original Letters Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1846)
"Edmund Howard, third son of Thomas second Duke of Norfolk, to Cardinal Wolsey; overwhelmed in debt, and entreating for employment in the King's service. ..."

4. Letters by Algernon Charles Swinburne, Edmund Gosse, Thomas James Wise (1919)
"a letter of some length, entreating you if possible to give us re-issues of two old plays (never yet reprinted), which I had been reading in the Bodleian; ..."

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