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appeal
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Man And Superman
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  • In real life we find not only Petruchios, but Mantalinis and Dobbins who pursue women with appeals to their pity or jealousy or vanity, or cling to them in a romantically infatuated way.
  • [Appealing to her impulsively] Violet: Dad’s bound to find us out some day.

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  • [wildly appealing to the heavens] Then I—I am the bee, the spider, the marked down victim, the destined prey.
  • [Appealing to the statue] You hear, sir!
  • [He appeals mutely to the heavens to witness the shame and anguish of two outcasts].

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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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