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 journey across the Asian landscape is drawn with love and yearning for recognition: from Busan, "a city sitting in the core of modernism," (45) to Kunsan, with its "manicured grasses and sceneries shield[ing] the vista / From the ominous invasion of capitalism," (54) and Mokpo, a major port city in South Korea, which "many entreat to wed their dreams" (56).