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appeal
used in Black Like Me

5 uses
  • His appeal for saving the California redwood trees, which followed immediately, got an ovation of wild, handclapping approval from Congress.
  • The idea appealed to me so strongly I had to cast it off by force.
  • Their appeals are to regional interest, showing complete contempt for privacy of conscience, and a willingness to destroy and subvert values that have traditionally been held supreme in this land.
  • To a young girl who has nothing, has never known anything, the baubles she can get—both in a kind of crude affection and in gifts or money—by granting sex to a man or boy appeal to her as toys to a child.
  • That year, in President Johnson's State of the Union message, his appeals for social justice and civil rights met with absolute silence from Congress—not a single lone handclap of approval broke that silence.

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