"Dearest mamma, allow me to present my brother with two pounds of tobacco," he said entreatingly.
"How I wish you could get me a copy of that picture, Philip," Laura said, entreatingly.
"Miss Etelka has many precious jewels," said he, entreatingly.
"Do tell me what you are laughing at, papa," said she, entreatingly.
I followed him, and continued to address him humbly, entreatingly.
"But you understand that I cannot ignore it," breathed Miss Boyle entreatingly.
She glanced at him entreatingly; the sarcasm was too bitter, too unendurable.
Again and again Morris spoke eagerly, entreatingly, but the aerophone was dumb.
She looked at me entreatingly, almost desperately, and I took hold of Rchamp's arm with a warning pressure.
"Just one thing I wanted to say to you to-day, Glahn," she said entreatingly.
mid-14c., "to enter into negotiations;" early 15c., "to treat (someone) in a certain way," also "to plead for (someone)," from Anglo-French entretier, Old French entraiter "to treat," from en- "make" (see en- (1)) + traiter "to treat" (see treat (v.)). Meaning "to beseech, implore" is first attested c.1500. Related: Entreated; entreating.