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solicit
used in My Antonia

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Definition
to ask or plead for something

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  • Once when they had quarrelled about household expenses, Mrs. Cutter put on her brocade and went among their friends soliciting orders for painted china, saying that Mr. Cutter had compelled her 'to live by her brush.'
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (63% in)

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