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Adjective
Expressing an earnest or humble request
Adjective
Earnest and persistent in nature
Noun
A request made in an earnest manner
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The act of intervening or mediating between two parties
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Persuading
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An earnest and persistent quality
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A reason or set of reasons given in support of an idea, action or theory
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Verb
Present participle for to make an emotional appeal
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“He would kneel on the floor, head bowed, and plead for her to stay.”
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Present participle for to present or state one's case or defense
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“The unhappy partner had to petition the legislature or court to plead his or her case.”
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Present participle for to answer or defend oneself against a charge
“There is also delay because of the decision-making process and the uncertainty about how the defendant will plead.”
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Present participle for to ask someone to do something in an urgent manner
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Present participle for to plead or put forward strongly
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Present participle for to maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures
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(with object) Present participle for to say something in order to convey information or to express a feeling
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Present participle for to complain or express discontent in a wearisome manner
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