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entreaty

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Noun
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en=treat=y

CIDE DICTIONARY

entreatyn. 
  •  Treatment; reception; entertainment.  B. Jonson.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act of entreating or beseeching; urgent prayer; earnest petition; pressing solicitation.  [1913 Webster]
    "Fair entreaty, and sweet blandishment."
Syn. -- Solicitation; request; suit; supplication; importunity.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

entreaty, n. (pl. -ies) an earnest request; a supplication.

Etymology
ENTREAT, after TREATY

THESAURUS

entreaty

Angelus, Ave, Ave Maria, Hail Mary, Kyrie Eleison, Paternoster, adjuration, aid prayer, appeal, application, beadroll, beads, beseechment, bid, bidding prayer, breviary, call, chaplet, clamor, collect, communion, contemplation, cry, devotions, grace, impetration, imploration, imploring, imprecation, intercession, invocation, invocatory plea, litany, meditation, obsecration, obtestation, orison, petition, plea, prayer, prayer wheel, rogation, rosary, silent prayer, suit, supplication, thanks, thanksgiving

ROGET THESAURUS

entreaty

Request

N request, requisition, claim, petition, suit, prayer, begging letter, round robin, motion, overture, application, canvass, address, appeal, apostrophe, imprecation, rogation, proposal, proposition, orison, incantation, mendicancy, asking, begging, postulation, solicitation, invitation, entreaty, importunity, supplication, instance, impetration, imploration, obsecration, obtestation, invocation, interpellation, requesting, precatory, suppliant, supplicant, supplicatory, postulant, obsecratory, importunate, clamorous, urgent, cap in hand, on one's knees, on one's bended knees, on one's marrowbones, prithee, do, please, pray, be so good as, be good enough, have the goodness, vouchsafe, will you, I pray thee, if you please, Int, for God's sake!, for heaven's sake!, for goodness' sake!, for mercy's sake!, Dieu vous garde, dirigenos Domine, would you be so kind as to.


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