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entreat
used in The Fountainhead

2 uses
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Definition
to ask — especially while trying hard to overcome resistance
  • Dominique, whom he had tried to save from the Banner... When they met in the building, Scarret looked at him expectantly, with an entreating, tentative half-smile, an eager pupil waiting for the teacher's recognition of a lesson well learned and well done.
    4.17 — Part 4 Chapter 17 (97% in)
  • Roark had never known how to entreat and he was not doing it well; his voice was hard, toneless, revealing the effort, so that the plea became an insult to the man who was making him plead.
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (21% in)

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