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solicit
used in Frankenstein

2 uses
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Definition
to ask or plead for something

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  • Could they turn from their door one, however monstrous, who solicited their compassion and friendship?
    Chapter 15 (42% in)
  • He had already bought a farm with his money, on which he had designed to pass the remainder of his life; but he bestowed the whole on his rival, together with the remains of his prize-money to purchase stock, and then himself solicited the young woman's father to consent to her marriage with her lover.
    Introductory Letters (37% in)

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