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solicit
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Great Expectations
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  • The boatswain, unmanned for the first time, respectfully dried his eyes on the Jack, and then cheering up, and addressing Mr. Wopsle as Your Honor, solicited permission to take him by the fin.

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  • I’m a little disappointed when the U-Haul is finally empty; I no longer have an excuse to solicit Will’s help.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • There were dozens of clubs soliciting members and notifying all of meetings: there were cat-owner groups—at least ten—a few rabbit groups, six reptile groups, four of them adamantly snake-exclusive.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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