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entreat
used in The Two Gentlemen of Verona

4 uses
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Definition
to ask — especially while trying hard to overcome resistance
  • This is the hour that Madam Silvia entreated me to call and know her mind:
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — The same (5% in)
entreated = asked
  • Were't not affection chains thy tender days To the sweet glances of thy honour'd love, I rather would entreat thy company To see the wonders of the world abroad, Than, living dully sluggardiz'd at home, Wear out thy youth with shapeless idleness.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — Verona. An open place (5% in)
  • Where your good word cannot advantage him, Your slander never can endamage him; Therefore the office is indifferent, Being entreated to it by your friend.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The same. A room in the DUKE'S palace (47% in)
  • If you be she, I do entreat your patience To hear me speak the message I am sent on.
    4.4 — Act 4 Scene 4 — The same (57% in)

There are no more uses of "entreat" in The Two Gentlemen of Verona.

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