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Definition of "entreating" []

  • Present participle of entreat. (verb)

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Use "entreating" in a sentence
  • "He shewed a little emotion, but very little, and was only earnest in entreating that I would leave off making such bitter speeches to him, which I promised to do, and"
  • "They then repeated a short prayer in English, entreating the Virgin, their guardian angels, and their patron saints, to protect them during the night."
  • "She could not refuse the protection he offered in a person of her own sex; and now, flushing with the thought of where they were together alone, feminine modesty shrivelled at the idea of entreating a man to bear her off, though feminine desperation urged to it."