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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References in classic literature ?
The public are entreated to bear in mind that thirteen years have passed since it was finished, many more since it was begun, and that during that period, places, manners, books, and opinions have undergone considerable changes.
The statement said all commercial and private drivers are, therefore, entreated to wear their seat belts and carry along their driving licence as well for inspection.
The authorities are entreated to take necessary steps to eradicate the problem from the city.
While there is no one to blame, that does not mean no one should be entreated to start cutting costs.
Righteous perfection is a mighty daunting aspiration, no matter how urgently one is entreated to achieve it, but Robert La Follette would come to take up this challenge with a vengeance."
First-time convention attendees are asked to stand and are entreated to strive for the 25-year attendance pin.