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entreat vb. (the sense ‘ask earnestly’ is the usual one, and occurs with various constructions)
2. to beguile, pass (the time) Rom. IV. i. 40.
3. to enter into negotiations 2H6 IV. iv. 9 “I'll send some holy bishop to ” ; (hence) to intercede, plead AYL. IV. iii. 74, Lr. III. iii. 6.
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    • William Shakespeare, King Lear, 3.3
    • William Shakespeare, As You Like It, 4.3
    • William Shakespeare, The Second Part of Henry VI, 2.4
    • William Shakespeare, The Second Part of Henry VI, 4.4
    • William Shakespeare, Richard II, 3.1
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