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appeal
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  • — Mr. Elton was appealed to.
  • "No—I have never seen Mr. Elton," she replied, starting on this appeal; "is he—is he a tall man?"

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  • This appeal to her affections did more than all the rest.
  • When Harriet had closed her evidence, she appealed to her dear Miss Woodhouse, to say whether she had not good ground for hope.

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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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