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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We learned that Awake, Love, Instinct, Value and Energy are the components of Alive and each had a homily, as Jessie's recorded voice declared eternal truths and entreated us to "Love what you have", "Live life to the full", "Create your own perfection" and more.
He said, "When we were about to openly oppose the decision of the ITAK, our supporters and diaspora community in the West urged us not to show our dissent openly, which might help the ruling party to win seats easily and they entreated us to bear with the ITAK for the time being and go ahead with election together with the ITAK.
In a choked voice, he told his men how urgently they were needed and, as one veteran later recalled, "in the most affectionate manner entreated us to stay."
As a cherub faced mop-top in 1963, Paul McCartney entreated us to Twist & Shout and Beatlemania began.
The Newcastle manager has entreated us to 'get real' about what professional rugby means.