entreat (one) to (do something)

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entreat (one) to (do something)

To beg or plead with someone to do something. When the babysitter suddenly canceled, my parents entreated me to stay home with my siblings instead of going out with my friends.
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The little mouse is eagerly anticipating autumn, a time when all his favorite things come to pass--but for now his parents entreat him to relish the moment, as summer days fly by all too quickly.
One at a time, they entreat him to address them on love, marriage and children, on giving, on basic needs such as food, clothing, housing, work, and on spiritual matters such as good and evil, justice and prayer.