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.
It's a long shot to be sure, but if we were Valenzuela's counsel, we would steer the jockey toward an admission of culpability, entreat him to acknowledge the hold alcohol and drugs long have had over him.
He sees his chance when two strangers from China claim him to be the reincarnation of a war hero from the past and entreat him to come back with them to their village in China.