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appeal
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Wuthering Heights
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  • ’Is HE to have any?’ she asked, appealing to Heathcliff.
  • ’Is she sane?’ asked Mrs. Linton, appealing to me.

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  • As the guest answered nothing, but took his seat, and looked thoroughly indifferent what sentiments she cherished concerning him, she turned and whispered an earnest appeal for liberty to her tormentor.
  • At that earnest appeal he turned to her, looking absolutely desperate.
  • ’Who is his master?’ continued the tiresome girl, appealing to me.
  • Vigorous puffs, and a resolute stare into the grate, declared he had no ear for this appeal.

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as in: appealed for help Define
a request or the act of asking -- sometimes specifically that a decision be overturned
as in: appeals to youthful tastes Define
attractiveness or desirability; or to be attractive or desirable
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