Examples of entreaty in a Sentence
our entreaties to give us another few minutes to answer the test questions fell on deaf ears
Recent Examples of entreaty from the Web
Friday’s protest became violent after some of demonstrators continued moving forward after entreaties by police to stop several hundred meters away from the presidential palace, witnesses said.
His soldiers continued to fight, and despite entreaties by Japanese military commanders, Fort refused to persuade them to stop.
Although Mr. Pence listened to the entreaty inside the Richard Rodgers Theater on Friday and then stepped onto the sidewalk smiling, Mr. Trump took time out of preparing his new cabinet on Saturday to rally his supporters.
But quality time with his grandfather, job offers, and loving entreaties from those closest to him could not keep Michael from being arrested again—this time for selling crack-cocaine.
Greece’s decision came despite entreaties from the U.S. to allow the sanctions to stand.
I’m sorry to say that your entreaties fall on deaf ears.
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First Known Use of entreaty
ENTREATY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of entreaty for English Language Learners
: a serious request for something
ENTREATY Defined for Kids
Definition of entreaty for Students
: a serious and urgent request
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