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solicit
used in Washington Square

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Definition
to ask or plead for something

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  • Morris presented himself with a countenance sufficiently serene—he appeared to have forgotten the "insult" for which he had solicited Catherine's sympathy two evenings before, and Dr. Sloper lost no time in letting him know that he had been prepared for his visit.
    Chapter 12 (4% in)

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