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entreat
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • Mr. Dimmesdale gently repelled their entreaties.
  • 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.
  • Come thou, and entreat his blessing!
  • But Pearl, not a whit startled at her mother’s threats any more than mollified by her entreaties, now suddenly burst into a fit of passion, gesticulating violently, and throwing her small figure into the most extravagant contortions.

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  • She flattered and entreated him until he agreed to help.
  • She was unmoved by his entreaties.

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