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
Steiner declined entreaties to go with friends to join the Weather Underground, the radical left-wing group that would go on to bomb the U.S. Capitol and the Pentagon.
Since Kim took power after his father's death more than six years ago, Chinese officials and experts have become increasingly disdainful of him for ignoring Beijing's entreaties to halt his nuclear weapons and ballistic missile tests.
There seems to be something going on, given Trump's fruitless entreaties to lawyers including Emmet T. Flood, Joseph E. diGenova, Victoria Toensing, Ted Olson and, most recently, Dan K. Webb.
His departure comes in the face of entreaties from Democrat leaders, including Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), encouraging the nine-term Democrat to have another go at it.
That is why Comey kept deflecting Trump’s entreaties that Comey tell the public Trump was not suspected of wrongdoing.
So far those entreaties have been largely unsuccessful.
The Boston schools last month abruptly turned away an entreaty by Conservatory Lab Charter School to join the system.
On Thursday morning, the entreaties of lower ranking CIA officials to the AP and Washington Post not to publish the story were rebuffed.
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ENTREATY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of entreaty for English Language Learners
: a serious request for something
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