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solicit
used in The Awakening

3 uses
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Definition
to ask or plead for something

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  • "Why?" he asked; himself growing serious at his companion's solicitation.
    Chapter 8 (9% in)
  • They played a duet from "Zampa," and at the earnest solicitation of every one present followed it with the overture to "The Poet and the Peasant."
    Chapter 9 (20% in)
  • If Mademoiselle happened to have received a letter from Robert during the interval of Edna's visits, she would give her the letter unsolicited.
    Chapter 26 (58% in)

There are no more uses of "solicit" in The Awakening.

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