Entreat – ask someone earnestly or anxiously to do something; plead
To remember the definition of the word entreat, use the following mnemonic:
The entry is over there for the treatment (entreat). She was asked earnestly and anxiously to go because she needed treatment badly.
Examples of entreat in a sentence
Every day they would entreat strangers outside the supermarket to donate to their charity, but most of the time they were ignored.
She would repeatedly entreat the class to be quiet, but they would never listen and made teaching an absolute nightmare.
He entreated his parents for a new phone, but they told him he was old enough to buy his own.