entreating


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en·treat

 (ĕn-trēt′)
v. en·treat·ed, en·treat·ing, en·treats
v.tr.
1. To make an earnest request of (someone). See Synonyms at beg.
2. To ask for earnestly; petition for: "She made a hasty gesture with her hand, as if to entreat my patience and my silence" (Charles Dickens).
3. Archaic To deal with; treat.
v.intr.
To make an earnest request or petition.

[Middle English entreten, from Anglo-Norman entreter : en-, causative pref.; see en-1 + treter, to treat; see treat.]

en·treat′ing·ly adv.
en·treat′ment n.

entreating

(ɪnˈtriːtɪŋ)
adj
that entreats
n
the act of entreating someone
Translations

entreating

[ɪnˈtriːtɪŋ]
A. ADJsuplicante
B. Nsúplicas fpl, imploraciones fpl
References in classic literature ?
Of offense, I hope there is none, to either party: of defense, I make none--by God's good mercy, having committed no palpable sin since last entreating his pardoning grace.
In her eyes was the same look he had seen in the eyes of men who, at times of panic, fled to him, beseeching, entreating, forcing upon him what was left of the wreck of their fortunes, if only he would save their honor.
In this state I appeared before my master, humbly entreating him to interpose his authority for my protection.
Fairfax is with her just now, entreating her to be gone; but she has taken a chair in the chimney- comer, and says nothing shall stir her from it till she gets leave to come in here.
He had his hand in her hair; Hareton attempted to release her looks, entreating him not to hurt her that once.
There were pears and apples, clustered high in blooming pyramids; there were bunches of grapes, made, in the shopkeepers' benevolence to dangle from conspicuous hooks, that people's mouths might water gratis as they passed; there were piles of filberts, mossy and brown, recalling, in their fragrance, ancient walks among the woods, and pleasant shufflings ankle deep through withered leaves; there were Norfolk Biffins, squab and swarthy, setting off the yellow of the oranges and lemons, and, in the great compactness of their juicy persons, urgently entreating and beseeching to be carried home in paper bags and eaten after dinner.
She was very earnestly and humbly entreating Miss Murdstone's pardon, which that lady granted, and a perfect reconciliation took place.
What has been my history, that I should be at the pains of entreating either them, or you, not to have it so
And the wealthy Jew her father, Isaac of York, having prayed of me letters in his behalf, I gave him these, earnestly advising, and in a sort entreating, that you do hold the damsel to ransom, seeing he will pay you from his bags as much as may find fifty damsels upon safer terms, whereof I trust to have my part when we make merry together, as true brothers, not forgetting the wine-cup.
But, suffering much there from loneliness, she soon wrote a pathetic letter to Agatha, entreating her to spend the approaching Christmas vacation with her, and promising her every luxury and amusement that boundless affection could suggest and boundless means procure.
And after telling some stories to prove his point, he ended by entreating them to let him stay and make a fourth at their dinner.
The landlord, seeing his guest at his feet and hearing a speech of this kind, stood staring at him in bewilderment, not knowing what to do or say, and entreating him to rise, but all to no purpose until he had agreed to grant the boon demanded of him.