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used in Main Street

2 uses
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to ask or plead for something

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  • Always she was disappointed, but always she effervesced anew—over the Student Volunteers, who intended to become missionaries, over painting scenery for the dramatic club, over soliciting advertisements for the college magazine.
    Chapter 1 (23% in)
  • At her solicitation Lyman Cass gave Champ a warm berth as night watchman.
    Chapter 35 (15% in)

There are no more uses of "solicit" in Main Street.

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