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solicit
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  • So I thought one day when I went to London to meet Caddy Jellyby, at her solicitation, I would ask Richard to be in waiting for me at the coach-office, that we might have a little talk together.
  • Mr. Woodcourt would have remained outside, but at my solicitation went in with us.
  • Mr. Bagnet becomes, after another pipe, so sensible of the value of his acquaintance that he solicits the honour of his company on the old girl’s next birthday.

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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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