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entreat
used in The Poisonwood Bible

2 uses
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Definition
to ask — especially while trying hard to overcome resistance
  • Each child has its own entreaties to body and soul.
    Book 5 — Exodus (0% in)
  • My baby, my blood, my honest truth: entreat me not to leave thee, for whither thou goest I will go.
    Book 5 — Exodus (1% in)

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