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en·treat

entreat

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn trit
part of speech: verb
inflections: entreats, entreating, entreated
definition: to beg for something, or to do something.
I entreated him not to tell anyone my secret.
synonyms:
beg, beseech
similar words:
ask, petition, request
derivations: entreatingly (adv.), entreatment (n.)