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entreat
used in Romeo and Juliet

3 uses
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Definition
to ask — especially while trying hard to overcome resistance
  • She wakes; and I entreated her come forth
    And bear this work of heaven with patience:
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — A churchyard; in it a Monument.... (85% in)
entreated = asked
  •   Two of the fairest stars in all the heaven,
      Having some business, do entreat her eyes
      To twinkle in their spheres till they return.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Capulet's Garden (8% in)
  • entreat = ask
  • My lord, we must entreat the time alone.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — Friar Lawrence's Cell (35% in)
entreat = ask

(editor's note:  The Friar asks Paris to leave he and Juliet to be alone.)
There are no more uses of "entreat" in Romeo and Juliet.

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