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appeal
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And Then There Were None
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as in: appealed for help Define
a request or the act of asking -- sometimes specifically that a decision be overturned
  • The appeal was rejected and the man was duly executed.
  • An appeal was lodged on the grounds of misdirection.

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  • All I have done is to protect the jury against the emotional effect of emotional appeals by some of our more emotional counsel.
  • And it was he who explained to the people down there that there was some experiment on-some bet about living on a ’desert island’ for a week-and that no notice was to be taken of any appeal for help from out there.

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  • The Justice Department filed an appeal today in the U.S. Supreme Court to challenge the lower court’s ruling that...
  • The school district lost the law suit, but they plan to appeal the verdict in a higher court.

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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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