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  Words related to pleading

Related / Similar Words: appealing, imploring, importunate

 

Definition:
  • (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding;
  • expressing earnest entreaty; "the appealing and frightened look worn by an injured dog"; "she holds out her hand for money, importunate, insistent"; "a pleading note in her voice";

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    Hyponyms: affirmative pleading, alternative pleading, pleading in the alternative, answer, charge, complaint, defective pleading, demurrer, rebutter, rebuttal, replication, rejoinder, special pleading, surrebutter, surrebuttal, surrejoinder

     

    Derivational Morphology: plead

     

     
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