noun see entreat

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Entreatment — En*treat ment, n. Entreaty; invitation. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • entreatment — See entreatingly. * * * …   Universalium

  • entreatment — n. act of entreating, act of beseeching, act of imploring …   English contemporary dictionary

  • entreatment — noun 1. obsolete : treatment 2. obsolete : favor entreated set your entreatments at a higher rate than a command to parley Shakespeare …   Useful english dictionary

  • entreat — verb Etymology: Middle English entreten, from Anglo French entreter, from en + treter to treat Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. obsolete a. negotiate b. intercede 2. to make an earnest request …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Moses Schorr — Moses Schorr, ca. 1921 Born May 10, 1874(1874 05 10) Przemyśl, Galicia Died July 8, 1942( …   Wikipedia

  • entreat — entreatingly, adv. entreatment, n. /en treet /, v.t. 1. to ask (a person) earnestly; beseech; implore; beg: to entreat the judge for mercy. 2. to ask earnestly for (something): He entreated help in his work. v.i. 3. to make an earnest request or… …   Universalium

  • precatory — prekÉ™tÉ”rɪ / trɪ adj. expressing a request, supplicatory, comprising an entreatment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • demand — [n] question, request appeal, application, arrogation, bid, bidding, call, call for, charge, claim, clamor, command, counterclaim, entreatment, entreaty, exaction, impetration, imploration, importunity, imposition, inquiry, insistence, interest,… …   New thesaurus

  • entreat — [en trēt′, intrēt′] vt. [ME entreten, to treat, deal with, beseech < Anglo Fr entretier < OFr entraiter < en , in + traiter: see TREAT] 1. Archaic to behave toward; treat 2. to ask earnestly; beg; beseech; implore vi. 1. to make an… …   English World dictionary

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