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English noun: entreaty

1. entreaty (communication) earnest or urgent request


SamplesAn entreaty to stop the fighting.
An appeal for help.
An appeal to the public to keep calm.


Synonymsappeal, prayer


Broader (hypernym)asking, request


Narrower (hyponym)adjuration, courting, courtship, demagoguery, demagogy, plea, solicitation, suit, suit, supplication, wooing









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