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  Words related to plead
Definition:
  • appeal or request earnestly; "I pleaded with him to stop";
  • enter a plea, as in courts of law; "She pleaded not guilty";
  • offer as an excuse or plea; "She was pleading insanity";
  • make an allegation in an action or other legal proceeding, especially answer the previous pleading of the other party by denying facts therein stated or by alleging new facts;

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    Hyponyms: beg, implore, pray, bid, beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure, demur

     

    Derivational Morphology: pleading, advocate, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law, pleader

     

    Anagrams: pedal

     

     
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