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Adjective
Asking humbly
“… a pleading husband seeking forgiveness once again from his long-suffering wife.”
Adjective
Needing immediate attention
Noun
An earnest request
“… coldhearted tourists pointedly ignoring the pleadings of the city's many street urchins.”
Noun
The case presented by or on behalf of the party accused of a crime or being sued in a civil lawsuit
Noun
Persuading
Noun
An earnest and persistent quality; insistence
Verb
Present participle for present a defense
“The unhappy partner had to petition the legislature or court to plead his or her case.”
Verb
Present participle for make an emotional appeal
“He was kneeling on the floor pleading for mercy.”
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