Noun(1) earnest or urgent request
(1) What is important is that we hold a conscious intention for the wellbeing of another, whether it's an entreaty to God or a loving feeling.(2) There was a helpless entreaty in his voice, as though he were afraid that she might see him and retrace her steps.(3) Only after their entreaty failed did they arrest him.(4) Shall we resort to entreaty and humble supplication?(5) His entreaty is hard to swallow, given the biographical kernels in all of his plays, but easy to take, given the unguarded, imploring nature of his gaze.(6) Early last year I made an entreaty for the digitization of several great LPs, mostly from the 80s, that still hadn't made it to CD for whatever reason.(7) Education, of all kinds, is a personal entreaty .(8) More importantly, the Asian financial crisis sent property prices into a tailspin, and the government has largely resisted entreaties to bail people out.(9) And I'm bound to say that my entreaties did not fall on deaf ears.(10) And she mostly steadfastly ignores my shouted commands, my entreaties and panting demands to be set free when the siren songs call me again.(11) The parliamentary party left the session in high spirits, with their leader's entreaties ringing in their ears.(12) He was steadfast in his devotion, firm in his beliefs, and constant in his prayerful entreaties .(13) But the entreaties of her earlier prayers echoed in her head.(14) And everywhere, like clouds heavy with whispered entreaties , prayers float over the craggy hills and valleys of Jerusalem.(15) I am powerless before the scented entreaties of an aesthetic appeal!(16) Unmoved by a chorus of anguished cries, the Biltmore crew calmly rounded up the glasses, tallied the tabs and shrugged off entreaties for special dispensation.
(1) entreaty :: smeking
1. plea ::
2. appeal ::
3. request ::
4. petition ::
5. suit ::
6. application ::
7. claim ::
8. solicitation ::
10. prayer ::
Different Formsentreaties, entreaty
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: entreaty
Meaning and definitions of entreaty, translation in Afrikaans language for entreaty with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of entreaty in Afrikaans and in English language.
Tags for the entry "entreaty"
What entreaty means in Afrikaans, entreaty meaning in Afrikaans, entreaty definition, examples and pronunciation of entreaty in Afrikaans language.