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entreat
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The House of Mirth
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  • She leaned confidently toward her father: he seldom refused her anything, and Mrs. Bart had taught her to plead with him when her own entreaties failed.
  • He lifted his eyes to her entreatingly.
  • He overtook her in a few quick strides, and laid an entreating hand on her arm.
  • "Goodbye—goodbye," she repeated hurriedly; and as she moved away she heard him cry out on a last note of entreaty: "At least you’ll let me see you once more?"
  • When at length she dismissed him, on the pretext that she must dress for dinner, he lingered entreatingly on the threshold to blurt out: "It’s been such a comfort—do say you’ll let me see you again—"

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  • She flattered and entreated him until he agreed to help.
  • She was unmoved by his entreaties.

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