HyperDic: entreaty

English > 1 sense of the word entreaty:
NOUNcommunicationentreaty, prayer, appealearnest or urgent request
entreaty > pronunciation
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English > entreaty: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaningearnest or urgent request.
Example"an entreaty to stop the fighting"
Synonymsprayer, appeal
NarroweradjurationA solemn and earnest appeal to someone to do something
courtship, wooing, courting, suitA man's courting of a woman
demagoguery, demagogyimpassioned appeals to the prejudices and emotions of the populace
solicitationAn entreaty addressed to someone of superior status
suitA petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank
supplication, pleaA humble request for help from someone in authority
Broaderrequest, askingThe verbal / verbal / verbal act of requesting / requesting / requesting
Spanishimploración, petición, ruego, súplica
Catalanimploració, instància, prec, súplica

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