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entreat
used in As You Like It

7 uses
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Definition
to ask — especially while trying hard to overcome resistance
  • he will not be entreated.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Lawn before the DUKE'S Palace (54% in)
entreated = persuaded
  • Come on; since the youth will not be entreated, his own peril on his forwardness.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Lawn before the DUKE'S Palace (50% in)
  • No; I warrant your grace, you shall not entreat him to a second, that have so mightily persuaded him from a first.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Lawn before the DUKE'S Palace (69% in)
  • My father loved Sir Rowland as his soul, And all the world was of my father's mind: Had I before known this young man his son, I should have given him tears unto entreaties Ere he should thus have ventur'd.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Lawn before the DUKE'S Palace (81% in)
  • I did not then entreat to have her stay; It was your pleasure, and your own remorse: I was too young that time to value her; But now I know her: if she be a traitor, Why so am I: we still have slept together, Rose at an instant, learn'd, play'd, eat together; And wheresoe'er we went, like Juno's swans, Still we went coupled and inseparable.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — A Room in the Palace (50% in)
  • Then she puts you to entreaty, and there begins new matter.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — The Forest of Arden (37% in)
  • —Well, go your way to her, —for I see love hath made thee a tame snake,—and say this to her;—that if she love me, I charge her to love thee; if she will not, I will never have her unless thou entreat for her.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Another part of the Forest (39% in)

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