pleadingly
adverb see plead

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pleadingly — Plead ing*ly, adv. In a pleading manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pleadingly — UK [ˈpliːdɪŋlɪ] / US [ˈplɪdɪŋlɪ] adverb if you say something pleadingly, or if you look at someone pleadingly, your voice or expression shows that you want something very much Nelson looked at her pleadingly …   English dictionary

  • pleadingly — plead|ing|ly [ plidıŋli ] adverb if you say something pleadingly, or look at someone pleadingly, your voice or expression shows that you want something very much …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pleadingly — adverb if you say something pleadingly, or look at someone pleadingly, you speak to them or look at them as though you are asking them to do something in a sincere and emotional way …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pleadingly — adv. Pleadingly is used with these verbs: ↑look …   Collocations dictionary

  • pleadingly — plead|ing|ly [ˈpli:dıŋli] adv written in an emotional way that shows you very much want someone to do something ▪ Kathleen looked at him pleadingly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pleadingly — pleading ► NOUN 1) the action of making an emotional or earnest appeal. 2) Law a formal statement of the cause of an action or defence. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ earnestly appealing. DERIVATIVES pleadingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • pleadingly — See pleadable. * * * …   Universalium

  • pleadingly — adverb In an pleading manner; with pleas …   Wiktionary

  • pleadingly — plɪːdɪŋlɪ adv. in the manner of begging, in the manner of appealing …   English contemporary dictionary

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