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entreating

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

asking humbly
  • it was hard to refuse such an amusingly entreating panhandler

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entreating

verb
present participle of entreat

Synonyms & Antonyms of entreating (Entry 2 of 2)

to make a request to (someone) in an earnest or urgent manner
  • she began her letter by entreating me to forgive the belatedness of her reply

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“Entreating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/entreating. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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