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solicit
used in Gulliver's Travels

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Definition
to ask or plead for something

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  • He added, "that upon the confidence of some merit, the war being at an end, he went to Rome, and solicited at the court of Augustus to be preferred to a greater ship, whose commander had been killed; but, without any regard to his pretensions, it was given to a boy who had never seen the sea, the son of Libertina, who waited on one of the emperor's mistresses.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (74% in)

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