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pleas

noun
plural of plea

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1 an earnest request
  • the captive made an impassioned plea for his life to be spared

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2 an explanation that frees one from fault or blame
  • my only plea is that I've been overworked lately

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“Pleas.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pleas. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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