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Entreaty in a sentence

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Sentence count:35Posted:2017-03-07Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: appealprayerSimilar words: entreattreatytreatmentbeat a retreattreatretreatmistreattreatiseMeaning: [-tɪ]  n. earnest or urgent request. 
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1 The tyrant was deaf to the entreaties of the slaves.
2 He began with entreaties and ended with a threat.
3 We were all moved by her entreaties.
4 The murderer's entreaties for mercy availed to nothing.
5 She held up her arms in entreaty.
6 Despite her entreaties, he left.
7 The FA has resisted all entreaties to pledge its support to the cam-paign.
8 With entreaties proving no use , he betook himself to threats.
9 She refused to become involved with him despite his passionate entreaties.
10 Despite denials,( she persists in her entreaties.
11 I found him hostile to my entreaties.
12 His life was meaningless without Coleen, she had not replied to his entreaties so he would end it all.
13 Such entreaties to passing travellers were not infrequent in lonely country at the time.
14 Thus, year after year, working people turn a deaf ear to union entreaties.
15 Cinderella begs to be permitted to go. Despite denials, she persists in her entreaties.
16 These entreaties, though modified, come in a direct line from the prophets of the Old Testament.
17 After repeated entreaties, the White House finally agreed to try one.
18 Shall we resort to entreaty and humble supplication?
19 Mrs. Quilp durst only make a gesture of entreaty.
20 He felt very uncomfortable and looked entreaty at us.
21 Her gaze clung to him in entreaty.
22 And God responded to the entreaty for the land after that.
23 But the teacher declined all entreaty, and took his leave upon the spot.
24 Give to value in this entreaty headquarters, and work out an above problem.
25 The usual telegrams of entreaty and remorse followed: I disregarded them.
26 She ruled more by entreaty and persuasion than by command or argument.
27 In reply to her mother's command and entreaty that she would behave more decorously, little Pearl paused to gather the prickly burrs from a tall burdock which grew beside the tomb.
28 So we fasted and sought our God concerning this matter, and He listened to our entreaty.
29 This exordium, and Miss Pross's two hands in quite agonised entreaty clasping his, decided Mr. Cruncher.
30 He knelt in front of the emperor with a look of entreaty.
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