Examples of entreaty in a Sentence
our entreaties to give us another few minutes to answer the test questions fell on deaf ears
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Photo: Julia Moss for The Wall Street Journal For Mr. Tester, that means focusing on public-lands policy and offering entreaties to Montana’s veteran population, one of the largest in the nation.
Yet the essence of Elvis is inclusive, an entreaty to America to strive to be its best possible self.
Yet the internet — the same force that has increased awareness of social-justice movements — has hyperbolized all entreaties to our fragmented attention spans.
When his entreaties didn’t work, Mr. Pascuzzi said, Mr. Cohen told him Mr. Trump wanted to offer him a job as West Coast counsel.
Kagan’s entreaties, more than anything, are aimed at an audience of one: Justice Anthony Kennedy.
But state records show those officials did not act on her entreaties and failed to make Krabbe their top priority.
That enables a greater rate of shenanigans — like when Italian President Giorgio Napolitano schemed, successfully, to remove Silvio Berlusconi as prime minister due at least in part to German Chancellor Angela Merkel's entreaties to do so.
Antbird males, for instance, call out flirtatious entreaties to single females in their vicinity.
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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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