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appeal
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Babbitt
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  • He found many lucrative tips on "Focusing Appeals,"
  • Facts like the above, followed by a straight-arm appeal, will reach folks who can never be laughed or jollied into doing their part.

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  • They mentioned their duty toward stockholders, they threatened an appeal to the courts, though somehow the appeal to the courts was never carried out and the officials found it wiser to compromise with Babbitt.
  • They mentioned their duty toward stockholders, they threatened an appeal to the courts, though somehow the appeal to the courts was never carried out and the officials found it wiser to compromise with Babbitt.
  • Her voice was appealing without being coy.
  • He appealed to Babbitt: "Honest, George, what do you think of that rag Louetta went and bought?
  • The next, under the wistful appeal "Finger Print Detectives Wanted—Big Incomes!" confided: "YOU red-blooded men and women—this is the PROFESSION you have been looking for.
  • She was the lonely girl, the brown appealing Myra Thompson, whom he had married, and he almost wept for pity as he kissed her and besought, "Oh, honey, honey, CARE to have it?

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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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