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
But his entreaties were brushed aside, first by campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, and then by his replacement, campaign chair Paul Manafort.
But her political intention doesn’t make up for her cultural distance, which becomes apparent when Larry shifts from singing pop romance to gospel entreaty.
That hardly sounded like a take-it-to-the-bank prediction or a heartfelt entreaty to Irving, and Altman was similarly measured in discussing Irving’s future.
So far, neither bluster nor entreaty has succeeded.
Liu was 11 when most of the schools were shuttered in China, a result of Mao Zedong’s entreaty to children to throw off the bonds of oppression via education.
When the pain caused by loss of fan interest exceeds that of the financial benefit of their TV contract with Spectrum, the Dodgers will adjust their policies, not before, and despite Plaschke's entreaties to the contrary.
The president’s team also recently contacted another high-profile Washington lawyer, Emmet Flood, a partner at Williams & Connolly, who had previously rejected Mr. Trump’s entreaties.
The Spanish have so far resisted entreaties to engage directly with their British counterparts, letting chief negotiator Michel Barnier speak for all 27 remaining EU states.
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ENTREATY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of entreaty for English Language Learners
: a serious request for something
ENTREATY Defined for Kids
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