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Another word for entreaty

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Noun
  1. An earnest or urgent request

      1. A call upon some authority or person for a decision, opinion, etc.
      2. A court decision thus submitted
      3. A resort to a higher authority or greater power, as for sanction, corroboration, or a decision:
      1. The response of a defendant to criminal charges
      2. A special answer in an equity action, setting forth in lieu of a detailed response a basis for dismissing, delaying, or barring the suit.
      3. An earnest and urgent request; appeal; entreaty
      1. An act of communion with God, a god, or another object of worship, such as in devotion, confession, praise, or thanksgiving:
      2. The act of making a reverent petition to God, a god, or another object of worship:
      3. The thing requested:
      1. The act of supplicating
      2. A humble request, prayer, petition, etc.
    See also:

    ask

Another word for entreaty

Noun
      1. (Law) A written formal request or plea in which specific court action is asked for
      2. A solemn, earnest supplication or request to a superior or deity or to a person or group in authority; prayer or entreaty
      3. (Law) A formal written application seeking a court's intervention and action on a matter:
      1. The act of supplicating
      2. A humble request, prayer, petition, etc.
      1. (Law) The defendant's answer to a formal criminal charge:
      2. A legal proceeding.
      3. An earnest and urgent request; appeal; entreaty
    See also:

    appeal

    request