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plead

verb

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  1. to state (something) as a reason in support of or against something under consideration can I plead temporary insanity for having made that foolish decision? Synonyms assert, contend, maintain, argue, reasonRelated Words adduce, cite, mention; claim, insist; affirm, aver, avouch, avow; advance, give, offer, propose, submit; advise, counsel, recommend, suggest, urge; convince, persuade; advocate, champion, defend, enforce, espouse, support; explain, justify, rationalize; consider, debate, discuss; confute, counter, disprove, rebut, refute


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